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MEYER, Sr., 84
LAKE WALES - Charles Chester Meyer Sr., of Lake Wales passed away Saturday, February 01, 2014, at the Winter Haven Hospital due to respiratory failure.
He was born February 2, 1929, in Frostproof to the late Fred & Eliza Meyer; and has been a lifelong resident of the area. He was a retired construction superintendent, a member of the Church of God in Frostproof and was a veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. He was an avid Miami Dolphins fan and loved his pet dog, Dusty. He enjoyed flowers and his wife was seldom without roses.
Chester was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Meyer; daughter, Vanessa O'Loane; son, Charles Chester Meyer Jr.; six brothers and three sisters. Survivors include his wife, Lois Meyer; son, Fred Meyer of Frostproof; son-in-law, Vern "Cookie" O'Loane of Birmingham, AL; many nephews and nieces; step-son, Barry Dodson and wife, Robin of Richburg, SC; step-daughter, Lynn Laughter and husband, Ben of Dalton, GA; seven step-grandchildren, Judson, Mark, Mary Lynn, Drew, Kent, Robert and Dia; and five step-great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 11:30 until 12:30 pm Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Frostproof. Graveside service will be held 1:00 pm Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at the Silver Hill Cemetery in Frostproof with Rev. Rodney Cannon officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com .
Marion Nelson Funeral Home
454 South Buck Moore Road Lake Wales, FL 33853
Published in Ledger from Feb. 2 to Feb. 5, 2014