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John J. Meyers, III

May 3, 1945 ~ January 2, 2019 (age 73)

John Joseph Meyers III, M.D., known as “Johnny” to many friends and family, passed away peacefully at his home in his native city, New Orleans on January 2, 2019 surrounded by beloved sister, Jane Meyers Place, and his nephew Tommy, after a prolonged illness. He was 73. Having attended St. Joseph Seminary, he was graduated “cum laude” from LSUNO in 1968, going on to receive his doctorate in Medicine from Tulane University, having been chosen as commencement speaker and the recipient of several other awards and honors. Further post graduate training in Ob-Gyn was completed in San Francisco, followed by several years of work in the Bay Area. He later practiced and taught in Atlanta and New York City, ending his career at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans. He is preceded in death by his parents, John Joseph Meyers Jr. and Dorothy Burke Meyers, his dear sister Susan Meyers Walker, and two brothers, Gene Paul Meyers and Terrence Philip Meyers. He is survived by his brother Wayne Patrick Meyers and his sister Jane Meyers Place and his two godchildren Zachary Cook Walker and Thomas Maxwell Durkin as well as a host of nieces and nephews. A special thanks to Ron Durnford for his friendship and support of John. The family would like to thank Mary, Dee and Tracey of Louisiana Hospice. Family and friends are invited to attend the Celebration of Life at 12:15 pm on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel of JACOB SCHOEN & SON, 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. Visitation is from 10:00 am until 12:15 pm. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery #1. Condolences may be expressed at

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