NAPOLEON -- David L. Meyer, 76, passed away peacefully at home after a lengthy, courageous battle with cancer on Monday, November 5, 2012, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born October 27, 1936, in Montgomery County, Dayton, Ohio. He became the chosen son of the late Karl and Irene (Maag) Meyer. He is survived by Marilyn (Riefers) Meyer, whom he married on April 25, 1964, at St. John Lutheran Church, where he was a devoted member.
He is also survived by two sons, Richard (Nichole) Meyer of Lake Somerset, Mich., and Steven (Cherri) Meyer of Bryan, Ohio; five grandchildren, Cassie, Luke, Dylan, Natalie and Noah; two stepgrandsons, Tyler Andres and Logan Andres, both of Bryan, Ohio.
David served in the Armed Forces for four years, both in the U.S. Naval Reserves from 1955-57, and the U.S. Army, active duty from 1957-59. After his military service, he continued his trade working in the telephone industry. David had many hobbies including camping, woodworking, hunting, fishing, gardening, and spending time with his family. He also had fond memories of the years he spent volunteering as a driver for the Lutheran Home.
Friends will be received from 3-9 p.m. on Thursday, November 8, 2012, in the Snyder-Wesche Funeral Home, 830 N. Scott St., Napoleon, Ohio, 419-592-3010. Funeral service is Friday, November 9, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Napoleon, with visitation starting at 10 a.m. Pastor Stephen Niermann will be officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church memorial fund or the donor's choice. Condolences may be made online at www.snyderweschefuneralhome.com.