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James Meler

James Meler died October 17, 2020,  Jim was born in Dalhart, Texas, and lived in Liberal, Kansas before moving to Wichita Falls, Texas, to attend Midwestern State University. He met and married Virginia Millspaugh while at Midwestern. Jim taught school in Wichita Falls until he joined Ross Perot’s newly formed Electronic Data systems as one of the original employees. He worked for EDS for 31 years before retiring and focusing on volunteerism. He was deeply committed to the Salvation Army, City of Irving and other volunteer organizations. He is survived by his wife Virginia, his son JD and daughter Kelley. He loved and cared deeply for Kate, Sydney, Emory, Marcus, Devin, and Allison as well. A memorial will be held at a later date.. In lieu of flowers, he asked for donations to Irving Salvation Army, 250 E. Grauwyler Road, Irving, TX 75061. Attention Lt. Acosta or Friends of the Irving Museums, P.O. Box 17042, Irving TX 75017