Ronald Lloyd Meyer, 76 of Mannington, WV, who was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at his residence. He was born April 15, 1935 in Mannington, West Virginia, a son of the late Odgar Paul “Tub” Meyer and Lillian Arline Gump Meyer. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jessie Lou Scritchfield Meyer on December 14, 1992.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Reamer Meyer, having been married for 18 years; one son, Alan Meyer and Belinda Urbanski of Greer, SC; 2 former daughters-in-law, Diana Wilds of Wheeling, WV, Katie Artice of Morgantown, WV; daughter-in-law, Kathy Meyer of Wheeling, WV; grandchildren, Zach and Jennifer Meyer of Wheeling, Elizabeth and Josh Knollinger of Wheeling, Brynn (Meyer) Orlowski of Lindenwold, NJ, Andrew Meyer of Morgantown, Jessie Meyer of Morgantown and Devon Meyer of S. Carolina; great-grandchildren, Taylor Knollinger, Haydon Meyer, Trenton Knollinger and Dalton Meyer; step-children, Belinda and Thurman Bland of Fairview, Jerry and Dixie Reamer of N. Carolina and Jim Reamer of Mannington; step-grandchildren, Michael Reamer, Michele Reamer and Joshua Bland; one step-great-grandson, Bryson Reamer.
In addition to his parents and first wife, Ronald was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Wayne Meyer on May 26, 2007.
Ronald was a great woodworker, who could make anything with wood. He was a member of the Mannington Church of Christ. He graduated from Mannington High School, class of 1953. He was employed and retired from Joy Manufacturing in Washington, PA after 32 years of service. He was also a member of the Marion County Police Reserves. He was a very good man and lived for his family!
The family would like to thank Nicole Gump from Senior Citizens, neighbor Sharon Wright, as well as a special niece, Robin Willis of Hospice Care for their help and kindness and compassionate care given to Ronnie during his illness. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care, 1408 Country Club Road, Fairmont, West Virginia 26554.
Family and Friends may call at the Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main Street, Mannington, WVon Friday, March 9, 2012 from 2-8:00 P.M. Mr. Meyer will lie-in-state on Saturday, March 10, 2012 from 12-1:00 P.M. at the Mannington Church of Christ with funeral services beginning at 1:00 P.M. with Dr. Evangelist Michael P. Reese officiating. Burial will follow at the Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery. Pall bearers will include Alan Meyer, Zach Meyer, Andrew Meyer, Jessie Meyer, Jim Reamer, Michael Reamer and Joshua Bland. Online condolences may be left for the family at mastersfuneralhomewv.com.