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Robert  L. Meyer
  • Immaculate Conception Cemetery
    Botkins, OH

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“My thoughts are with the Meyer family. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Dave Ross - Fort Loramie, OH

“We are very sorry for your loss, sending thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow. Kurt & Lesia Arnett ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Kurt & Lesia Arnett - St Marys, OH

“Dear Flo and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. What great times we had as kids at the Meyer Farm. Cherish all the wonderful memories as...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Eunice Ernst - Minster, OH

“Dear Flo and family,We were so sorry to hear of Bob's passing, but know his faith was strong and he is now at rest with our Lord. Even though the...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Teresa & John Doseck - Botkins, OH

“I am confident that you and Dad are up in heaven partying it up. You two were always so onry when you were together. You made so many great childhood...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Jenny Schmitmeyer-Hodge - OH

“I remember visiting you and Aunt Flo and having a good time at your farm with your kids. Uncle Bob you are a good and Godly man who worked very hard...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Eyink Meixner - Tipp City, OH

“On behalf of the Board of Right to Life of Shelby County, I extend our sympathy to Ron & Diane & all the Meyer family. Bob & Flo were always great...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Mary Schmiesing - Sidney, OH

“Aunt Flo and family,I was so sad to hear of Uncle Bob's passing...my deepest sympathies! I have nothing but wonderful memories when I think about...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Julie Heuing - Versailles, OH

“Uncle Bob;I remember growing up excited about going to the Meyer farm to see my cousins. I will truly miss your laugh. I knew you were my Dad's big...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Donna Meyer - Villa Rica, GA


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Robert J. Meyer, age 89 of 409 N. Main St. Botkins, Ohio passed away at 6:15 AM on Friday August 30, 2013 at his home. He was born on April 27, 1924 in Minster, Ohio the son of the late Frank & Mary (Schmitmeyer) Meyer. On February 8, 1947, Bob married Florentine C. Eyink who survives in Botkins. He is also survived by his children: Ron & Diane Meyer, Botkins, Shirley & Nick Baldwin, Cleveland, Ohio, Dan & Dawn Meyer, Botkins, Mary Lou & Lee Pitts, Botkins, Lucy Meyer, San Diego, CA, Pat & Anna Meyer, Botkins, Robert A. (Bobby) & Sharon Meyer, Botkins, 24 grandchildren & 35 great grandchildren with 2 more on the way. He is also survived by brothers & sisters, Roman & Mary Meyer, Coldwater, Urban & Eileen Meyer, Minster, Marie Huelsman, St. Henry, Rita & Stan Wuebker, Minster, Dolores Vollmer, Wyoming, Jeanne Kempfer, Minster, brother-in-law Eugene& Peggy Eyink, Arizona, sisters-in-law Mary Etta Eyink, Celina & Mary Ann Eyink, Cincinnati. He was preceded in death by sisters Vera & Lawrence Schmiesing and Esther & Ralph Frey, brothers-in-law Ralph Huelsman, Bob Vollmer, Larry Kempfer & 5 deceased brothers-in-law & 3 sisters-in-law. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Botkins. He served during World War II in the Merchant Marines. He dedicated his life to the Botkins Community by being the caretaker of the Catholic Cemetery for 55 years, was a charter member & past president of the Botkins Community Club, President of the P.T.A., School Board Member and President for 12 years. He was also a member of the Miami Valley Dairy Board and President of the Shelby County Farm Bureau, member of the Shelby County Right to life and the American Legion. His life's work and love was farming, family and his Catholic Faith. He spent his Leisure time fishing, card playing, reading, traveling, bartending and as an arm chair stockbroker. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 AM on Wednesday September 4, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Botkins with Rev. Pat Sloneker celebrant. Burial will be in Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster from 2 to 8 PM on Tuesday September 3, 2013 and from 9 to 10 AM on Wednesday, September 4, 2013. Memorials donations may be made to Shelby County Right to Life, Immaculate Conception Church Cemetery and the Botkins Young Farmers Scholarship Fund. Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.