Originally created 02/15/02

Mr. Robert Meyer Sr. (McBEAN, Ga.)



McBEAN, Ga. - Mr. Robert W. "Bob" Meyer, 81, of River Road, died Tuesday, February 12, 2002, at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, February 15, 2002, at Piney Grove Baptist Church, McBean, with Rev. Nevil Smith officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Meyer, a native and lifelong resident of McBean, had retired as vice president and general manager of Millers Mill after 32 years. He was a member of the Savannah River Boating Club and Hephzibah Agriculture Club. He was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II and a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. Survivors include his wife, Tempie TeBow Meyer, McBean; two sons, Robert W. Meyer Jr. and his wife, Barbara, Sharpsburg and Rev. John D. Meyer and his wife, Susan, North Augusta; one sister, Mary Pearl Gatzke, Waynesboro; three grandchildren, Allison Meyer, Brad Meyer, and Brittany Meyer. Active pallbearers will be Jimmy Richardson, Bill Cawley, Lance Poindexter, Tom Saxon, Clifford Murphy, Jay Purvis, Eugene Cook, and B.B. Chavous. Honorary pallbearers will be Rollis DeBow, Charles Meyer, Wayne Meyer, Miller Meyer, Richard Bly, Steve Hart, Broadus Carter, Bubba Westbrook, and Harry Gatzke Jr. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Jo Knight, 183 Knight Road, Waynesboro, GA, 30830. DeLoach Funeral Home Inc., 842 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, Ga., (706)554-3531.

The Augusta Chronicle February 15, 2002