15-term US Rep. John Myers dead at 87 - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

15-term US Rep. John Myers dead at 87


Former U.S. Rep. John Myers, who represented western Indiana's 7th District for three decades, has died.

Owner Robert Shelby of Shelby Funeral Home in Covington says the 87-year-old Myers died Tuesday morning in his home following a brief illness.

The lifelong Covington resident, a Republican, served in U.S. House from 1967 to 1997.

Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Covington United Methodist Church, with the funeral at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery.

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