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James C. "Jim" MeyerJames C. "Jim" Meyer, 64, of Shelocta, PA, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at ACMH in Kittanning, PA.
He was born on Aug. 12, 1957 in South Bend Township to Josiah Oscar and Clarissa (Cessna) Meyer.
Jim was lifelong resident of the Shelocta area. He was a heavy equipment operator with Elk Resources in West Lebanon and previously worked 42 years with Raymond Schall Coal Company. He was the sound operator and the maintenance man at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and also served as the chairman of the trustees. He enjoyed traveling but staying close to home. Jim loved his job, coin collecting, fishing, chopping wood, and helping others.
He will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Sandra L. (Schall) Meyer, whom he married on Aug. 31, 1979; his sons, Edward James Meyer and wife, Kayla of Girty, PA and Jordan Josiah Meyer of Kittanning; daughters, Lauran Warburton and husband, Derek of Butler and Ashton Prugh and husband, Jason of NuMine; and seven grandchildren, Trenten Meyer, Emma Wells, Trinity frank, Jase Prugh, Lexi Prugh, Bow Jacques, and Emma Gaudino. Jim is also survived by his brother, Raymond Meyer of Shelocta, his sisters, Marie Meyer and Iva Stark and husband, Richard of Cherry Run; and his faithful companion, his Labrador Retriever, Sadie.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Paul Meyer.
Friends will be received from 6 PM until the time of funeral services at 8 PM on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, at Clark Chapel of the Bauer Funeral Home, Inc., 238 S. Main St., Elderton, PA, with Rev. Brenda Sommerville-Schall officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Jim's memory to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 449 Girty Rd., Shelocta, PA 15774.
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