Robert Edward Meyer

first_imgRobert ‘Bob’ Edward Meyer, age 88 of Batesville, Indiana passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Manderly Health Care Center in Osgood, IN.  The son of Edward & Leora (nee: Wuellner) Meyer was born on April 10, 1929 in Batesville.The 1947 Batesville High School graduate married Wilma Ahrens on April 29, 1950 at Adams Lutheran Church in Batesville, where he was also a member.  Bob worked as the district sales manager for American Breeders Service out of Madison, WI until his retirement.  Bob was a long time 4-H leader for the kids in this area and also served many years on the Batesville Community School Board.Bob loved attending the sporting events of his grandchildren and was an avid Bengals fan going to many games as well.  He liked traveling with his wife which included visiting all 50 states and even to Europe and Canada.  Many times, Bob could be seen out enjoying the ride on his lawn mower cutting the grass.  He always liked putting out a big garden every year and sharing his fresh produce too. In his earlier years, Bob enjoyed coon hunting and later on mostly hunted rabbit.  Most of all, Bob was a man of faith and loved spending time with his family.He will be dearly missed by his son, Roger (Bonnie) Meyer, daughters, Karen (Mike) Weisenbach, Kathy (Roger) Wagner and Connie (Larry) Coyle all of Batesville; eight grandchildren Matt & Mark Weisenbach, Justin & Joshua Wagner, Kari Rauch, Abby Hackman, Ryan Meyer & Ethan Meyer; sixteen great grandchildren; along with his sister Marjorie (Mervin) Ahrens of Batesville and Jim (Sharon) Meyer of Greensburg.In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his dear wife, Wilma in October 2016 and his brothers Kenny & Marvin Meyer.Visitation will be Wednesday, 4-8pm at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville.  Funeral Service at 11:00am on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Adams Lutheran Church, Batesville.  Pastor Tamara Keen officiating.  Burial will follow in the Adams Lutheran Church Cemetery.Memorials may be given to the Adams Church Memorial Fund c/o the funeral home.last_img

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