Phillip “Phil” Edward Meier
December 12, 1962 ‒ October 29, 2019
Phillip Edward Meier of Galena passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 29, 2019. He was preparing for hunting season, when he fell from the tree that would have held his tree stand. He went to be with his Lord and Savior at the age of 56.
Phil is survived by his wife, Lisa (Remlinger) Meier; daughters, Megan and Alyssa Meier; parents, David and Bessie (Thompson) Meier; siblings, David (Dawn) Meier, Susan Meier, Timothy Meier, Denise (Eric) Kaiser; mother-in-law, Joan (Pottmeyer) Spring; father-in-law, Paul Remlinger; brothers-in-law, Thomas Remlinger and Tim Remlinger; sister-in-law, Karen (West) Remlinger and nieces, nephews and other extended family.
Phil is preceded in death by brother-in-law Joseph Remlinger.
Phil was born on December 12, 1962 in Columbus, Ohio. He is a graduate of Big Walnut High School (1981) and DeVry University (1985).
Phil was a strong believer from the age of 18 and knew the Bible well. He was an avid fan of City BBQ and was one of their best customers. Phil worked as a hydro engineer for American Municipal Power (AMP) for over 29 years. He loved spending time outside and going on vacations with his family. He and his brother, Tim, shared common interests in bowhunting and fly fishing. Phil enjoyed going to car shows and shared that love of cars with his brother, Dave. He loved to tease his siblings, his dad, and his coworkers. Phil treated his nephew, Chris, and many of his friends as brothers. Many family members and friends will cherish the times they had with Phil.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to SIM at sim.org/donate of which Phil was a long-time supporter.
A celebration of Phil’s life will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10:00 am at Heritage Christian Church, 7413 Maxtown Road, Westerville, OH 43082.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral home of Sunbury is assisting the family.
To share a memory of Phil or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com