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John Harrison Meyers, Jr.

July 23, 1938 December 2, 2018
John Harrison Meyers, Jr.
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Obituary for John Harrison Meyers, Jr.

John Harrison Meyers, Jr., 80, of Peoria, Arizona, formally of Oakland, Arkansas, died at 8:25am Sunday, December 2, 2018 in Surprise, Arizona.

John was born July 23, 1938 in Scottsdale, Arizona to John and Ruby Meyers. He married Rhoda S. Williams (Bruley) on April 2, 1983 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Survivors include his loving wife of 35 years; one son Johnny (“Dean”) Meyers (Chasity) and one daughter Anita Lewis, both in Nebraska; step-children Tom Williams (Tracey) of New River, Arizona and Lisa Riguerra (Rusty) of Glendale, Arizona; three brothers, Lonnie (Pam) Bigger of Batesville, Arkansas, Ralph Biggers of Charlottesville, Arkansas, and Kendall (Tonya) Biggers of Jonesboro, Arkansas; four sisters, Helen Corday of Park Forest, Illinois, Linda (John) Riddle of Holman, Missouri, Shirley Herring of Newark, Arkansas, and Frances (Lester) Hoelewyn of Cord, Arkansas; eight grandchildren, Johnny, Jennifer, Jayme, Phylis, Audrey, Tim, Danielle, and Ryan; 13 great-grandchildren, and many nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Mervin Meyers, Sr. of Buffalo, Iowa.

John was retired from Sheet Metal Local Union 359, and will be remembered for his love of fishing and bikes. He was a snowbird to Arizona, and enjoyed half of the year fishing at their home in Oakland, Arkansas. He enjoyed motorcycles, boating, fishing, camping, and old cars (like his Firebird), and family and friends.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 6 at 2:00pm at Heritage Funeral Chapel, 6830 W. Thunderbird Rd., Peoria, AZ, with funeral service to follow at 3:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, friends may donate to Divine Hospice, 16165 N. 83rd Ave, Peoria, Arizona, 85382.


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Visitation

Thursday

6

Dec

2:00 PM 12/6/2018 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 12/6/2018 3:00:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Chapel

6830 West Thunderbird Road
Peoria, AZ 85381

Heritage Funeral Chapel
6830 West Thunderbird Road Peoria 85381 AZ
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

6

Dec

3:00 PM 12/6/2018 3:00:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Chapel

6830 West Thunderbird Road
Peoria, AZ 85381

Heritage Funeral Chapel
6830 West Thunderbird Road Peoria 85381 AZ
United States
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