Richard L. Meyers (1943 - 2012)

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  • "Rip uncle Dick"
    - Susan Clark
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INDEPENDENCE – Richard L. Meyers, 69 years old, died on Thursday, Oct. 4, at his home in rural Independence. He was born on May 22, 1943, in Charles City, the son of Joseph Henry and Marian Jeanette (Morey) Meyers. He graduated from Columbus High School in Waterloo, before serving in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. On Feb. 21, 1963, he and the former Cathy Jon Ryan were married in Waterloo. They were later divorced.
Mr. Meyers is survived by two sons, Christopher (Sheryl) Meyers of Waterloo, and Erin Meyers of Providence, R.I., two grandchildren, Mason Meyers and Lauren Meyers, and his long time friend, Delores Martin of Independence. He is also survived by two brothers, Gary (Mariann) Meyers of Clifton, Colo., and Joseph (Jan) Meyers of Wichita, Kan., one step brother, Dan Mettner, and two sisters, Anita (Bob) Bush of Waterloo, and Renee (Dennis) DeBerg of Harpers Ferry.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his stepfather, Harold Mettner, three sons, John Meyers, Mark Meyers, and Ryan Meyers, one granddaughter, Christen Meyers, and one sister, Pam Burns.
Friends and family may call for visitation from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the White Funeral Home in Independence. On line condolences may be left at
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 10 to Oct. 27, 2012
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