Jerry Meyer, 66, of Metropolis, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 at Baptist Health Paducah.
Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis with Joe Meyer officiating.
Burial will follow at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Josh McDaniels, Wes Korte, Kurt Scott, Chris Scott, Lee Markus, Gabriel Meyer, Michael Meyer and Adam Meyer.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour Friday at the funeral home.
Mr. Meyer was a self-employed mechanic that worked for farmers throughout southern Illinois.
Survivors include his wife, Libby Meyer; four children, Michael Meyer and wife Sabrina and Angel Meyer, all of Metropolis, Joe Meyer and wife Allison of Kevil, Kentucky and Adam Meyer and wife Melissa of Paducah; five grandchildren, Abby and Emma Meyer and Lillian, Gabriel and Hannah Meyer; and one sister, Jean Meyer of Metropolis.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Edward and Grace Marie Steinkamp Meyer; one brother, Larry Meyer; and one sister, Ruth Oliver.