James Alvin Meyer, 71, of Fort Wayne passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016 at his home. He was born on August 6, 1945 to the late Kenneth and Goldie (Blackburn) Meyer. He enjoyed being out in nature, watching action movies, and loved Disney. He regularly attended AA meetings and was proud to have been sober for 24 years. His longtime friend Jimmy held a special place in his life. Funeral service will be 10:30 am on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior. Memorials may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous.