Mr. Milton Ray Meyer passed away July 7, 2021 at his residence in San Antonio at the age of 78.
He was born June 12, 1943 in Knippa, Texas to Annie Langner and Alvin Meyer. Ray graduated from Knippa High School in Knippa, Texas in 1961. He received an Associates of Arts degree from Southwest Texas Junior College in Uvalde and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Southwest Texas State College (now Texas State University).
Ray served honorably in the Army and Army Reserves from 1961-1969
His working career included employment at Central Power and Light Company in Corpus Christi and Victoria; Crocker Roofing and Sheet Metal Company in Victoria; Sechrist-Hall Company in Corpus Christi and Austin; and Austech Roof Consultants in Austin and San Antonio, where he retired as Branch Manager and Project Manager in December of 2013.
He is survived by his loving wife, Beverly and his children, Randall Meyer and wife Melissa, their children Jack and Sara of Aledo, Texas; John Miller Meyer and wife Crystal of Uvalde, Texas; Lisa Behrendt and husband Mark of Corpus Christi, Texas; and John Anderson and wife Ruth of Victoria, Texas and his children Carson and Zachary. Also nieces and nephews: Rodney Meyer, Diana Kay Shropshire, Russell Meyer, M’Lissa Meyer, Rachel Lee and Riley Barnes; as well as various great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brothers Walter Meyer and Werner Meyer.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, July 16th at 10:00 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery, 527 N Lovers Ln, Uvalde, Texas 78801, officiated by Riley Barnes, Associate Pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church, Washington D.C.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 17th at 10:00 a.m. at Crossroads Baptist Church, 8300 Tezel Road, San Antonio, Texas 78254 with Rev. Douglas Diehl officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Lutheran Hour Ministries, 660 Mason Ridge Center Drive, St. Louis, MO 63141 or Crossroads Baptist Church, 8300 Tezel Road, San Antonio, TX 78254.
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