Benjamin F. Meyers Jr., 83, of Pottstown, husband of the late Joan M. (Reichart) Meyers, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Phoenixville Hospital.
Born in Pottstown, he was the son of the late Benjamin F. Meyers Sr. and Eva M. (Dettra) Meyers.
Ben was a US Army veteran and worked as a hydraulic mechanic at Henkels & McCoy in Blue Bell for 22 years, retiring in 1999. He was a member and usher at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Pottstown. He was also a life member of the Pottstown Quoit Club, life member and former president of the Lower Pottsgrove Sportsman’s Association, member of St. Gabe’s Lodge and a member of Gilbertsville Fire Co., Phillies Fire Co., and Lower Frederick Fire Co.
Surviving are children Leon Meyers, Kai Meyers, Wendy Minear, and Brian Meyers; stepdaughters Donna Nailon and Jody Bauers; 12 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
Along with his wife and parents, he is predeceased by his son Benjamin Dale Meyers; brother Paul Meyers, and Leon Meyers; sisters Geraldine Davidheiser and Ruth Walters; stepson Steve Williams; stepdaughter Margo Williams; stepbrothers Clarence, Floyd, and Gerald Wagner; and stepsisters Elaine Sherman, Anna Biehl, Frances Wagner, and Beatrice Haines.
A private graveside service at Limerick Garden of Memories will be held at a later date.