William “Bill” Meyer

May 10, 1934 ‒ November 30, 2017

Mount Vernon, Ohio

William “Bill” Meyer, age 83, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at his home. He was born on May 10, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio the son of Paul and Minnie (Saleveski) Meyer. Bill was a former member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge and proudly served in the United States Army.

Bill owned and operated the Parts House in Mount Vernon for over 20 years before retiring as owner and operator of Bill’s Auto Electric. “I am brilliant” was a phrase that Bill often used and most will acknowledge that he was a man with many answers to questions asked. In his free time he enjoyed camping, traveling in the motorhome, fishing, dancing to Phil Dirt and the Dozers and tending to his organic garden before “organic” was a term.

Bill is survived by his two daughters, Sue (Al) Lindeman of Howard, Diane (Rick Monahan) Meyer of Mount Vernon and his companion Ellen Straub.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Connie Ruth (McCurdy) Meyer in 2007, a brother, Robert Meyer and a sister, Carol Jansen.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will begin at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions in Bill’s name may be made to Kindred Hospice.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of William “Bill” Meyer.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com


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  • Sue and Dee….so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great man. Love ya both. Shelley Weiss Hershiser

  • Your dad was well known and respected in the rebuilding community. My condolences on your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort at this difficult time

    Dan Smith

  • Sue and Dee, sorry for your loss. Your father was my oldest and dearest friend. We grew up together and he was like a brother to me. I have many fond memories of him and he will be greatly missed.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss!!! He was a great man!!!! So glad I got to know for time I did. Not really technically our Uncle but we all called him Uncle Billy!!!!

    • Thank you Debbie. We know he had a special bond with you and your entire family. He regarded all of you as part of his own family.

  • So sorry for your loss. “Granpa Bill” definitely made life more interesting. We’ll miss him.