John Meyer, 80 of Louisburg, Kansas passed away Monday, August 23, 2021 at his home in Louisburg. Graveside services will be held 10:00 am Saturday, August 28, 2021 in Louisburg Cemetery. Services under the direction of Mullinax Funeral Home, Drexel Chapel (816-657-4400). Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #250. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
John Richard Meyer was born August 14, 1941 in Owensville, Missouri to Richard and Marie Lockhart Meyer. He grew up in the Louisburg area and graduated from Louisburg High School in 1959. Following graduation John served his country in the US Air Force, stationed mainly in French Morocco. He was united in marriage to Barbara Richardson and two boys were born to this union, Richard and Bruce.
John worked as a welder for Power & Light until his retirement in 2001. He was a member of the Pipe Fitters Union, a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge, and served as Commander for American Legion Post #250, was a member of Voiture 1510, Eight and Forty. He very much loved to hunt, woodworking, and of course welding.John was preceded in death by his parents and sister Darlene.
He is survived by his wife Barbara Meyer, sons Richard and Bruce Meyer, five grandchildren, one great-granchild, and by his siblings, Paul Meyer, Larry Meyer, Sammy Meyer, Donna Cook, and Carolyn Daulton. He also leaves behind numerous cousins, extended family members and many friends.