Gary Leo Meyer

October 2, 1953 ~ March 8, 2022 (age 68)


Gary Leo Meyer was born into earthly life on October 2, 1953, in Perryville, Mo., the son of Clemens and Leona Ponder Meyer.  He was born into eternal life on March 8, 2022, from St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.  He was 68 years, five months and six days of age.

On May 6, 2000, he and Mary Bueter Halter were married.  They resided at Leopold, Mo., where he enjoyed his horses, the St. Louis Cardinals, and watching his grandchildren play sports.  He enjoyed fishing, hunting and traveling.  He retired after working 43 years for Mississippi Lime Quarry in Ste. Genevieve, Mo.

He was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Leopold, and had been a member of Knights of Columbus Council 1263 in Perryville, Mo.

Besides his wife he is survived by a son, Chris (Jenni) Meyer of Springhill, TN; a daughter, Melissa Meyer of St. Louis, Mo; two stepsons:  Eric (Michelle) Halter of Ellisville, Mo., and Derek (Stacy) Halter of Marble Hill; a stepdaughter, Alicia (Mike) Vandeven of Leopold; a sister, Kathy (Bob) Pecaut of Perryville, Mo.; a brother, Randy (Brenda) Meyer of Uniontown, Mo; thirteen grandchildren: Nick, Luke and Alexandra Meyer, Paige, Faith, Evan, Braden, Hallie, Cooper and Jack Halter, and Jocelyn, Hunter and Laramie Vandeven; and one great-grandchild, Sebastian Meyer.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters:  Betty Schmidt and Ruth Ann Hager; and a grandson Jake Meyer.

Visitation will be on Friday, March 11, 2022, from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church in Leopold.  Rev. Antony Thekkanath will officiate.  Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery.

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March 11, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hutchings Funeral Chapel of Marble Hill

Funeral Mass
March 12, 2022

10:00 AM
St John Catholic Church (Leopold)

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