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John W. Meyer Jr.

John W. Meyer, Jr. 74, St. Marys, WV, passed away, Sunday, June 6, 2021, at his home. Born in Maysville, KY, on Dec. 22, 1946, he was the son of Virginia Kinder Stillwell and the late Leo Stillwell. He was a 1964 graduate of St. Marys High School and was a U.S. Navy Veteran. John retired after 30 plus years from Union Carbide and was a member of Cow Creek United Methodist Church. He was a lay speaker at Ellenboro United Methodist Church. He was on the board of directors of the Belmont Fire Department and the board of Pleasants County Senior Nutrition. He volunteered for many years for the Salvation Army. He was a devoted Christian and loving husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, bee keeping, the outdoors and supporting his grandchildren’s sporting activities.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Ronda Meyer; three children, Brian (Melissa) Meyer, Teresa (Tom) Billingsley, and Eric (Chrissy) Meyer; five grandchildren, T.J. and Cooper Billingsley, and Livi, Sophie, and John Meyer; two sisters, Georgia (Bob) Steele, and Gwen Grose; one brother, Gary (Sharon) Meyer; his beloved dog, Bella; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, John William Meyer, and a brother, Chuck Meyer.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, June 10, 2021, at 1 p.m. at the Ingram Funeral Home in St. Marys, WV, with Pastor Mark Mayfield officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Island Cemetery, Willow Island, WV with Military Rites at the grave. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Belmont Fire Department or the American Diabetes Association. An online guest register is available at www.ingramfh.com.