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Leon Herbert Meyer

September 4, 1926 - August 15, 2013
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Mr. Leon H. Meyer, 87, formerly of Augusta, GA, died in St. Louis, MO of congestive heart failure on Thursday morning August 15, 2013. Mr. Meyer worked at the Savannah River Plant from 1952-1984. Mr. Meyer was born and reared in Navasota, TX and graduated from the Georgia Tech with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1948. He attended the University of Illinois where he earned his PhD in Physical Chemistry. Mr. Meyer was a former President of Congregation of Children of Israel. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He also was involved in many volunteer organizations around Augusta including Junior Achievement and Lynndale and he...
Mr. Leon H. Meyer, 87, formerly of Augusta, GA, died in St. Louis, MO of congestive heart failure on Thursday morning August 15, 2013.

Mr. Meyer worked at the Savannah River Plant from 1952-1984. Mr. Meyer was born and reared in Navasota, TX and graduated from the Georgia Tech with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1948. He attended the University of Illinois where he earned his PhD in Physical Chemistry.

Mr. Meyer was a former President of Congregation of Children of Israel. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He also was involved in many volunteer organizations around Augusta including Junior Achievement and Lynndale and he was a strong force in the Richmond County Democratic Party of 20 years. He was a strong advocate for the veterans having been a veteran of the Second World War in the Navy. He will be greatly missed.

Mr. Meyer was preceded in death by his son Kenneth Meyer. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years Anita Meyer, son, David Meyer and his wife Victoria, granddaughters, Leah and Deanna

The family will receive friends on Monday, August 19, 2013 from 4-6pm at Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Rd, Martinez, GA. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 11am at Westover Memorial Park with Rabbi Robert Klensin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Congregation Children of Israel, 3005 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30909.

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"Sda day. Leon, thank you so much for all your support all these years. You were a mentor, friend and I never had a greater advocate in the political world..." Bradley E. Owens (Au, GA)

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