LeRoy M. Meier
April 27, 2012
LeRoy M. Meier, 90 of Lima, Ohio, Grandfather of Jon (Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home), and Mike Neeper (Rodman-Neeper Funeral Home) died on Friday, April 27, 2012, at 2:10 A.M. at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. Born Friday, October 21, 1921 in Lima, Ohio, he was the son of the late Lewis Meier and the late Florence Stephens Meier. He was the husband of Jeanne (Mack) Meier, who survives. LeRoy married Jeanne Mack on April 25, 1942, and had just celebrated their 70th Anniversary this week. He had worked at The Gro Cord Rubber Company until 1959 and then worked at the Ford Motor Company in Cutter Grind and retired on February 1, 1987 after 30 years. He was a World War II Vet serving in the United States Army in the Philippines and the South Pacific. He attended St. John’s School, and was a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church. He was a life member of the VFW Post 1275 and American Legion Post 96, both of Lima. He loved going to Casino's and watching the Cincinnati Red's. Surviving are: two daughters, Karen (Clarence) Neeper of Lima, OH and Robin (Pete) White of Lima, OH; nine grandchildren, Mike (Lora) Neeper of Delaware, Ohio, Jon (Chandra Lewis) Neeper of Lima, Ohio, Marta (Ron) Truex, of Lima, Ohio, Kurt (Jerilyn) Neeper, of Lima, Ohio, Brittany White of Reno, Nevada, Ashley White of Reno, Nevada, Caitlin White of Findlay, Ohio, Zachary White of Lima, Ohio, and Annelise (Rico) Jones of Cincinnati, Ohio; eight great grandchildren, Jordan, Christian, Quinn, Ethan, Brayden, Connor, Cameron, and Chiara. He was preceded in death by a son, Mike Meier, a daughter, Cathie Ahmed, brothers, James Meier and Arthur Meier.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday, April 29, 2012, and 11:00 A.M to 1:00 P.M. on Monday, April 30. 2012 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home. A Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM on Monday April 30, 2012 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home with the Father James Szobonya officiating. Entombment will be in Gethsemani Mausoleum, Lima, OH. Military Service conducted by VFW Post 1275 at the cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Gerard Catholic Church, 240 W. Robb, Lima, OH 45801. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com
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