Andrew Charles Meyers, Jr.
Andrew Charles Meyers, Jr., 82, passed peacefully on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, at his home with his family by his side.
Mr. Meyers was a retired co-owner of Mobile and Mid-South Farm Supply.
Mr. Meyers was a graduate of Friars Point High School, Mississippi Delta Junior College and Delta State College. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves during the Korean War.
After graduating from college, he worked as an office manager for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency for several years before becoming a partner in Mobile Farm Supply, Mid-South Farm Supply, Tunica Farm Supply and FISCO.
He was an active member of Oakhurst Baptist Church, serving as a deacon and a member of the Finance Committee. He especially enjoyed belonging to the Fellowship Bible Class.
He served on the Lee Academy School Board, was a Friars Point city alderman, a member of the Sunrise Lions Club and the local American Legion.
He loved his wife and family and especially enjoyed spending time with his sons, grandsons and granddaughters, fishing and hunting and watching them playing sports. He was an avid gardener who could grow anything and loved to share his harvest with family and friends.
Charles was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Ann Neely Meyers; three sons, Charles Meyers (Nancy) of Alligator, Darryl Meyers of Cordova, Tenn., and Danny Meyers (Tricia) of Madison; six grandchildren, Drew Meyers, Mary Neely Meyers, Holland Meyers, William Meyers, Sara Martin Meyers and Victoria Meyers; and one great-grandchild, Levi Meyers.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at Oakhurst Baptist Church in Clarksdale. A funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Oakhurst Baptist Church or the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
The family wishes to express their gratitude for the loving care provided by Driana Wiley and Rhonda Jefferson during his illness.
Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home is handling arrangements.