Donald Meyers Obituary

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Donald T. Meyers Sr.

January 12, 1925 - June 10, 2013
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Donald Thomas Meyers Sr., 88, of Bartonville, Illinois, died Monday, June 10, 2013 at his residence. He was born January 12, 1925 in Peoria, Illinois. He was the son of Hamilton and Mamie (Deusch) Meyers. He married Shirley J. Stobaugh on November 9, 1968 in Peoria, Illinois. She preceded him in death on August 10, 2011 in Peoria, Illinois. He is also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Jennifer Piedra, one great granddaughter, Katlyn Pfeifer, two brothers, LeRoy and Gerald Meyers. He is survived by three sons, Danny Meyers of Peoria, Illinois, David (Brenda) Meyers of Elgin, Illinois and Donald (Tammy) Meyers Jr. of Peoria,...
Donald Thomas Meyers Sr., 88, of Bartonville, Illinois, died Monday, June 10, 2013 at his residence. He was born January 12, 1925 in Peoria, Illinois. He was the son of Hamilton and Mamie (Deusch) Meyers. He married Shirley J. Stobaugh on November 9, 1968 in Peoria, Illinois. She preceded him in death on August 10, 2011 in Peoria, Illinois. He is also preceded in death by one granddaughter, Jennifer Piedra, one great granddaughter, Katlyn Pfeifer, two brothers, LeRoy and Gerald Meyers.
He is survived by three sons, Danny Meyers of Peoria, Illinois, David (Brenda) Meyers of Elgin, Illinois and Donald (Tammy) Meyers Jr. of Peoria, Illinois. He has one step daughter surviving, Sheila (John ) Pfeifer of Princeville, Illinois. He has five grandchildren, Kim Simmons, David Meyers II, Sunny Wilcoxen, Mark and Greg Pfeifer, and ten great grandchildren. He is survived also by one brother, Andrew(Dorothy) Meyers of Bartonville, Illinois.
Donald worked 65 years as an electrician out of Local Union #34, 27 of those years he worked at Hiram Walker Distillery, he retired in 1981. He was a WWII Navy Veteran. He was a 50 year member of the Joseph Robbins Masonic Lodge #930 A.F. & A. M., Consistory Valley of Peoria, and the Mohammed Shrine. He was a member of the Izaak Walton League and the Peoria Elks Lodge. He was a member of the Arcadia Presbyterian Church of Peoria. Donald played four years in the Detroit Tiger farm system in Dallas, Texas. He helped start in the 1950's the Bartonville Little League Program and the Limestone American Legion Baseball Program. He also was a volunteer driver for the Mohammed Shrine Hospital Van, making many trips to assist children's needs.
Funeral Services will be Friday, June 14, 2013 at 10:30 AM at the Davison Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Thursday at the funeral home. Masonic Services will be at 6:45 PM on Thursday evening. Burial will be in the Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria, Illinois. The Tazewell Military Rites Team will hold military services at the graveside on Friday. Memorials may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children. You may create an online condolence for Donald at www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.

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