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MEYERS, LeRoy Roy Dean
MEYERS, LeRoy 'Roy' Dean Jun. 17, 1930-Mar. 13, 2017 Roy passed suddenly, but peacefully, at his home in Quartz Hill, Calif. Roy was born on June 17, 1930 in Ainsworth, Neb. to parents, Albert and Elizabeth (Henne) Meyers. After graduating from Ainsworth HS, Roy accepted a job with the Bureau of Reclamation. In 1962, he went to work for NASA. Roy retired from NASA in 1980 as their Procurement Manager. Roy was a member of the Moose, Eagles and a 50 year member of Elks Lodge 1625. Roy was presented a Paul Harris Fellow by the Turlock Rotary Club in 2016. Roy was an active member of the Desert Sunrise Camper Club for many years and served as President and as Wagon Master on many outings. Roy will be remembered by his many friends and family for his love of life. He loved camping, boating, dancing, RVing, and spending time with friends and family. Roy never met a stranger. Everyone he met seemed to become a lifelong friend. Roy married his high school sweetheart Shirley and was married to his devoted wife for 69 years. He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Smith); three children, Greg (Delyn) Meyers, Jacque (Victor) Gandy, Gary (Carolyn) Meyers, all of Calif.; a brother Don (Bernice) Meyers of Omaha, Neb, sister Roberta Burnside of Denver, Colo., sister Marge Stephenson of Chandler, Ariz.; 8 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Roy was preceded in death by his parents; brother Marvin; and sisters Dorothy and Fern. Celebration of life will be held Sat., May 13, 2017, 10am in the Halley-Olsen Chapel. There will be a memorial at the Elks Lodge at 11:30am with a luncheon following for friends and family.

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