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Friday, July 1, 2011

Roxie G. Meyers, 78, of Bolivar, NY

Roxie G. Meyers
“retired NYS trooper”

BOLIVAR, NY---Roxie G. Meyers, 78, of Bolivar, NY, died in his home after a lengthy illness on Thursday, June 30, 2011, with his loving wife by his side.

Born January 17, 1933 in York, PA, he was a son of Edward and Marie Meyers. On August 8, 1953 in Washington, D.C., he married Elaine R. Visseau, who survives.

Mr. Meyers graduated from high school in Buffalo, NY. After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy having served during the Korean War attaining the rank of Leading Seaman for the Ceremonial Guard, a duty of which he was extremely proud. Following his time in the Navy, Mr. Meyers joined the New York State Police, where he was served in several stations throughout the state. He retired on January 17, 1982 with his last duty station being in Wellsville.

He was a member of Macedonia Lodge #258 F. & A.M. in Bolivar; a member of the Coudersport Consistory; a member of the Association of Former New York State Troopers, Allegheny Mountains Chapter; a member of the American Association of State Troopers; and a member of the Shinglehouse American Legion Post #530.

Surviving besides his wife of 57 years are a son, Robert E. (Dawn) Meyers of Attica, NY; and two grandsons.

Mr. Meyers was predeceased by his daughter, Lynn M. Roshia, who died on July 5, 2004.

In keeping with Roxie’s wishes, there will be no public visitation or funeral services.

Flowers are gratefully declined.

Memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Western New York, 112 Park Ave, Wellsville, NY 14895.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, PA.

1 comment :

Anonymous said...

My many prayers & thoughts go out to the Meyers family, I remember him making a few house calls to our home when we were little, our father would get very intoxicated & out of control, Mr Meyers was very compassionate person.