Mark E. Meyer, age 59, of Edwardsville, Illinois died at 2:47 p.m. Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.
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Mark was a chemist and worked at Missouri Electrochem in St. Louis, Missouri.
He was born October 3, 1954, at Alton, Illinois the son of the late Eugene & Ruth (Long) Meyer.
He married Evelyn "Evie" Beccue on March 21, 1980, at Lincoln, Illinois. Besides his wife he is survived by 1 son, Verl Prather & his wife Kim of Springfield, Illinois; 2 daughters, Lori Prather of Prairietown and Tammy Scully & husband John of Springfield; 7 grandchildren, Natalie Horton of Springfield, Megan Matheny of Normal, Leah Prather of Lincoln, Verl Ian Prather of Lincoln, and John William Scully of Springfield, Jessica Gates & Kyle Gates of Springfield; 3 great grandchildren, Marshall Horton, Benjamin Bryson, and Amelia Grace Matheny; 6 brothers, Paul Meyer & his wife Pam of Alton, David Meyer of Bunker Hill, James Meyer of Golden Eagle, Robert Meyer & his wife Eileen of Staunton, Phillip Meyer of Prairietown, and Gerald Meyer & his wife Barbara of Staunton; and several nieces & nephews.
Mark was an alumni of Illinois State University.
He was preceded in death by 1 brother, John Meyer
He was a loving husband and affectionately known by his children & grandchildren as "Poppy".
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Weber & Rodney Funeral Home.
Services will follow at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with Rev. John Shank officiating.
Mark will be cremated following services.
Family requests memorials to St. Jude's Children's Hospital or Trinity Lutheran Church.
Condolences may be expressed online at weberfuneralhome.com.
Weber & Rodney Funeral Home
304 N Main St
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Published in Edwardsville Intelligencer from June 24 to June 25, 2014