Allan F Meyers

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 May 2014 (aged 82)
Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 129864194 · View Source
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ALLAN F. MEYERS passed away on May 11, 2014 after being diagnosed with stage four lung cancer. He died in his home, under Hospice Care, with his daughter, Dianne, at his side. He was 82 years old.

Allan was born on November 29, 1931 to Frank and Macrina Meyersin in Pittsburgh, PA.

He married Alice Heissel in 1954 while stationed at Malmstrom Air Force base in Great Falls, MT.

He received the National Defense Service Medal as well as many other accolades during his military service from 1954 to 1957.

His career in the Air Force led to a career in Electronics Engineering which evolved into a lengthy and successful career with The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Mr. Meyers was one of the engineers that solved radio beacon challenges at NASA, which were required in locating the Mercury and Gemini capsules on splashdown in the Pacific Ocean.

He later developed packaging systems for the Saturn V Rocket, which took Apollo to the moon.

Many of Allan's achievements will be on display at the reception following the service.

Allan is survived by his daughters: Dawn Bufford of Friendswood, TX, granddaughters: Christina Parker and Megan Bufford, great grandchildren: Ethan and Noah Parker. Daughter: Dianne Reding and husband David Reding of Canyon Lake, TX and their daughter Allison and son Brian and preceded in death by their son Andrew. He is also survived by his son: Rick Meyers and wife Diane Meyers of Pasadena, TX, along with their children Jim and Elizabeth.

The memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Friendswood United Methodist, 110 N. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, TX 77546.

Inurnnment of the cremated remains will take place at Houston National Cemetery at a later date.

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  • Added: 15 May 2014
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