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Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
Leon Meyer
Wabash native Leon L. "Skip" Meyer, 76, of Lima, died at 5:45 p.m. Jan. 10, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Aug. 20, 1932, in Wabash, to Orland and Mary Fetters Meyer. His first wife, Betty Fencher Dohse, survives. On July 31, 1987, he married Barbara Knipe, who also survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Steve, Stockport, Mike, Ortonville, Mich., and Gordon (Jackie), Vaughnsville; a stepson, Timothy (Angie) Jacobs, Lima; a stepdaughter, Cheryl (Larry) Bowers, Covington, Ga.; a stepdaughter-in-law, Kim Jones; a sister, Marilyn (William) Suever, Wolcottville, Ind.; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, 10 stepgrandchildren and several stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are two stepsons, Rick Jacobs and Stephen Jacobs; and a stepdaughter, Linda Jacobs.
He retired in 1991 as a maintenance supervisor at Lima State Hospital/Correctional Facility after 32 years. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Lima.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima, the Rev. John Perkins officiating. Burial is at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church, Allen County Hospice or the American Heart Association.
Condolences can be sent at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.
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