David E. Meyers, 78, of Gold Canyon, AZ, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, June 2, 2017. David is survived by his loving wife, Esther, and his three children, Dawn Bergin, Wendy (Phil) Zelazny, and son Kent (Linda) Meyers. He was a most loving grandpa to Paul Bergin and Jules and Cody Zelazny. David was born in Chicago, IL on July 27, 1938 to Edward and Elizabeth Meyers. He grew up in Chicago with cousins, Joanne Losacco, Annabelle Caliendo, and the late Mary Schopp and will be missed by many friends and family members, who have many fond memories of the good times they shared together.
David served in the U.S. Air Force SAC Command from September, 1955 until being honorably discharged in December, 1959, receiving the Good Conduct Medal in 1958. David was a Professional Mechanical Engineer with much experience in the power, chemical, and medical refineries. David loved flying his airplane and later boating on the Chain-of-Lakes in Illinois. After retirement, David and Esther moved to Gold Canyon and made many friends and enjoyed their new life.
A visitation will be held from 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Superstition Funeral Home, 398 E. Old West Highway in Apache Junction, AZ, (480) 982-2727. Funeral services with military honors preceding the Church service will be held at 10:15am on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at St. George Church, 300 E. 16th Avenue in Apache Junction.
Anyone wishing to make a memorial donation in his name may do so to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 1-800-822-6344.
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