John T. Meers Jr.

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John Tilden Meers Jr., 88, of Buffalo, passed away, Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
He was the owner and operator of Meers Tire Center for several years, a member of Buffalo Baptist Church, a World War II Navy veteran, having served in the Navy Seabees, a 65 year member of the Buffalo Lodge #570 F & AM, co-founder of the Buffalo Lions Club, former Buffalo Volunteer Fire Chief, a Kosair Shriner, and an active community leader, who was instrumental in promoting the town of Buffalo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John T. Meers Sr. and Francis Shaw Meers; and a sister, Aileen Dietz.
He is survived by his wife, Genrose Polley Meers; three sons, Charles R. (Dr. Fran Brennan) Meers of Louisville, J.T. (Patsy Thomas) Meers and Dale (Kay) Meers, all of Buffalo; a sister, Phyllis Eckerle of Louisville; three brothers, Boyce (Eva) Meers of Clarksville, Tennessee, David Paul (Roxie) Meers of Louisville, and Rev. Harold G. (Shirley) Meers of Illinois; five grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia with Rev. Harold G. Meers officiating. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday, and after 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may also be made online at
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Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home
31 E and Lavenia Lane
Magnolia, KY 42757
(270) 324-3291
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Published in The Larue County Herald News on July 18, 2014
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