Harry Meyer age 84, of Lockhart, passed away on November 8, 2012 in San Marcos, Texas. He was born May 20, 1928 in Poth, Texas where he grew up and graduated in 1945. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Education from Texas A&I University at Kingsville. Later, he did post-graduate work at Texas A&M, receiving his Texas Administrator/Supervisor certification. Completing his formal education, he did post-graduate work in physics and chemistry at Colorado State University, South Dakota School of Mines (Rapid City), and St. Cloud University (Minnesota).
Harry was an educator in Texas schools for 47 years. He taught 4 years at Fayetteville High School, 4 years at Hempstead High School, 10 ½ years as a principal in the Hempstead Schools, and 28 ½ years as a Central Office Administrator in the Lockhart schools.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Willye Lou, his parents, Frank and Rosa Meyer, brothers, Milton, Elmo, and Francis and a sister, Mildred.
He is survived by daughters Marilyn Scott and husband, Mike, of New Braunfels; daughter Patricia Schneider and husband, Chris, of Lockhart; and grandchildren Andrew Scott of Houston, Kevin Scott of New Braunfels, Kristen Schneider and husband Jason Wang of Atlanta, Georgia and Laura Schneider of Longview. He is also survived by his brother Will Meyer and wife Rosemary of Lafayette, Louisiana.
Visitation with family members will be at McCurdy Funeral Home in Lockhart from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m, Thursday, November 15 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lockhart with Father Goertz officiating. Interment will follow at Lockhart City Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Top 10 Scholarship Fund at Lockhart High School or RIF (Reading is Fundamental -Lockhart) in memory of Harry Meyer.
Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan St. Lockhart, Texas 78644, (512)-398-4791. Obituary and guestbook online at www.mccurdyfuneralhome.com
Ann WatsonNovember 12th, 2012 on 1:11 pm
So sorry for your lose. Worked with your Mom and Dad in Lockhart. Often saw Harry having coffee at DQ when I was passing through. I hope all is well with your families. Prayers for you and yours.
Sharon SpringerNovember 13th, 2012 on 12:40 am
My heart goes out to you and your family. I am saddened for your loss and know how much you loved your dad. Even though I will not be able to make the services, know that I will be thinking of you. You can now say both of our parents are together playing in the heavens. Much love. Sharon
Rosa Linda De La CerdaNovember 15th, 2012 on 9:48 pm
I am so sorry for the loss of your Brother, Father, and Grandfather.How wonderful that you had him for 84 years. He obviously touched a lot of people in his long career of education. My deepest condolences.