Ammon “Dutch” “AJ” John Meyer Jr., 81, of Canal Winchester, OH, formerly of Dillsburg passed away Monday, February 5, 2018 at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, with loving family by his side. He was born on Friday, June 5th, 1936 in Fredericksburg to the late Ammon J. Meyer, Sr. and Marceline (Cook) Meyer. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Victoria G. (Easterwood) Meyer.
He graduated from Fredericksburg Area High School and served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, attaining the rank of Master Sergeant with selection for Senior Master Sergeant and earning numerous decorations and commendations. He attended Penn State University and later worked for the Civil Service reaching the rank of GS-15. He was a member of VFW-South Mountain, Post 6771, Dillsburg where he became a member of the Infamous Eight. He enjoyed golf, fishing, gardening, and was known by all as a master craftsman. Most of all, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be dearly missed by all.
He is survived by a son, Keith Edward Meyer and wife Pam of York; two daughters, Kelly Lafaye Sturek and husband Richard of La Harpe, IL and Amy Meyer Voss and husband Jordan of Canal Winchester, OH; seven grandchildren; James Ammon Meyer and wife Jeanne-Marie, Krysta Lynn Downing, Nichole Renee Downing, Bradley Austin Downing, Matthew Anthony Downing, Henry Ammon Voss, and Lila Frances Voss; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dale Meyer and Lynn Meyer; two sisters, Elaine Fuhrman and Pat Pate; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Ammon John Meyer, III; a brother, Donald Meyer; and a sister, Jean Hoffert.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 9th at 11:30 AM at Rothermel-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 25 West Pine Street, Palmyra, PA 17078 with Rev. Samuel Fry officiating. Family and friends are invited for viewing from 10:30 AM until time of the service at the funeral home. Burial with full military honors will follow at 1:00 PM at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.finkenbinderfamily.com
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