William Franklin "Bill" Meyer

July 1, 1940 ~ May 24, 2019 (age 78)
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WILLIAM FRANKLIN "BILL" MEYER, 78, of Sidney, passed away at 10:47 P.M. Friday, May 24, 2019 at Ohio Living Dorothy Love.  He was born on July 1, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio, the son of the late Norbert and Loretta (Brady) Meyer. 

On November 3, 1962 Bill married the former Rose Sloma, who survives, along with their two children, Connie (Rick) Ball of Russia, Ohio and Doug (Kersten) Meyer of Centerville, Ohio; six grandchildren, Derek Ball, Lindsay (Bryan) Coffey, Jocelyn Meyer, Jordan Ball, Andrew Ball and Jacob Meyer; and one sister, Mary Jo Burmeister.  He was preceded in death by two brothers, Martin and Daniel Meyer; and sister, Jane Meyer.

Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and served in the Light Weapons Infantry, 111.  He was a member of the Sidney American Legion Post 217 and the Sidney Knights of Columbus.  Bill was an avid Notre Dame football fan and an overall sports enthusiast.  He was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church for more than 40 years.  He loved to be around others and never met a stranger. Bill loved spending time with his grandchildren and was a dedicated and loving husband, father and grandfather.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Angels Catholic Church, with Father Frank Amberger officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the U.S. Army and the Sidney American Legion Post 217 will follow at Graceland Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Cromes-Edwards Funeral Home Monday, June 3rd from 5 to 8 P.M., and on Tuesday from 9 to 10 A.M..  Memorial contributions may be made to Wilson Hospice Care or Holy Angels Catholic Church in Bill's memory.  Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy may be made to the Meyer family at our website,


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