Irvin Meyers

July 16, 1927 ‒ July 24, 2015

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Irvin Meyers, 88, of Mansfield passed away Friday evening, July 24, 2015 in his home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born July 16, 1927 to parents Harry & Freida Meyers in Crestline.

As a teenager Irvin served in the Navy during both WWII and the Korean War.

Following his honorable discharge from the Navy, Irvin began working at Nabisco as a deliveryman.  He retired after 35 years.  He then delivered pictures and film for Fujifilm.  Detailed and meticulous, Irvin kept his lawn in pristine condition.

Irvin was a member of the Emanuel Jacob Congregation.

His main focus was caring for his loving wife Beverly (Callahan) Meyers.  The two shared 66 years of marriage.

In addition to Beverly, he is survived by his son Jeff (Jill) Meyers of Mansfield; grandchildren Michael Meyers, Megan Meyers, and Matthew (JJ) Meyers; great grandchildren Isaiah, Mya, Matthew, Jr., and Sayde; special nephew Michael Callahan; as well as extended family.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his son Barry Meyers and brother Samuel Meyers.

His family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, July 28, 2015 in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will follow at 3 p.m.  Rabbi Michael Oppenheimer will officiate and burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery, where military honors will be performed by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his memory to Home Care Matters Hospice may be made through the funeral home.

Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Irvin’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them—and watch his tribute video—at SnyderFuneralHomes.com

  • It is impossible to summarize the many ways Irvin touched so many lives. My Mother Jean and Irvin were cousins and very close. The stories, memories and laughs they shared with the family will always be remembered. Irvin loved to be around people, he loved to laugh and was very easy to talk to. We always enjoyed our phone conversations with Irvin and Beverly. Irvin always loved cars and enjoyed talking about them. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family. “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, but leaves a memory that no one can steal.” Rest in peace sweet Irvin.

  • Irvin was such a sweet man, and I considered him like “family” because his wife Beverly is my mom’s best friend from their school days and Irvin and Beverly and my mom and dad were so close and did so many things together, I grew up knowing them both well. It is sad that he is gone, but he will always be in our memories. Our condolences go out to the family.

  • I just learned about the passing of Irv. He was such a sweet and kind person. He was a wonderful, loving devoted husband ,father and grandfather. He always greeted you with a smile. Deepest Sympathy to the family.