Charles “Gary” Meyers, 78, of Danville, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021 at OSF Sacred Heart Hospital in Danville. A memorial visitation will be held from 11:00 – 1:00 on Friday, January 15, 2021 at Kruger-Coan-Pape Funeral Home, 10 E. Williams Street in Danville. IDPH Guidelines will be strictly followed regarding gathering limitations, masks, and social distancing.
Gary was born July 31, 1942 in Champaign to Charles Meyers and Betty (Padgett) Meyers. He married Mary Ann Childes in November 1964, she survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Cheri (Chester) Powell and Pam Thornsbrough (Jeff Bushue), 2 sisters: Becky and Tina Meyers, 1 brother: Randy Meyers, 3 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents, and 1 brother Larry Meyers.
Gary was employed at General Motors as a crane operator and retired after 27 years. He enjoyed many outdoor activities, including hunting with his dogs “Sport” and “Sam”, fishing, mushrooming, gardening and barbecuing for his family and friends. He also enjoyed entertaining family and friends in his garage, playing cards, watching western movies, working on cars and playing a good game of chess.
Gary will be greatly missed by all. Messages and memories may be left on our website at www.KrugerCoanPape.com, or on the Kruger-Coan-Pape Funeral Home Facebook page.
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