James R. Meyer, age 70, of Mexico, MO passed away Saturday, August 25, 2018 with family and loved ones by his side. He was born to the late Lawrence and Cleo Meyer on October 13, 1947 in Iowa Falls, IA and was the oldest of two children. He is survived by his daughter Andra (Brian) Newsham of St Louis, son Austin (Kelsi) Meyer of Maryville, brother Rex (Sherri) Meyer and granddaughter Mary Claire Meyer. Jim received a degree in Business Administration from Minnesota State University in 1972. He was an avid golfer and spent most weekends on the course with friends. A Celebration of Life service will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. We will always carry your memory in our hearts.