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PFC Milford Murphy “JACK” Meyer

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PFC Milford Murphy “JACK” Meyer

  • Birth 6 Sep 1924 Troy, Miami County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 22 Feb 1988 Hamilton, Butler County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Overpeck, Butler County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot Section 6 Lot 145 #1
  • Memorial ID 60549574

S/O Charles Lewis Meyer & Ruth Rice

1~married Elva Ellen[Sue] Bryant on 8-25-1945 in Troy Ohio. He was 21 and she was 17. I HAVE A COPY OF THEIR MARRIAGE LICENSE.

2~married Mary Francis Bradley on 4/9/1949 in Troy, Ohio He was age 25 and Mary was age 23.
I HAVE A COPY OF THEIR MARRIAGE LICENSE.

JOURNAL NEWS HAMILTON OHIO 2-22-1988
MILFORD M. MEYER
Milford M. Meyer, age 64, of 30 Tuskegee Dr. New Miami Ohio, passed away at Mercy Hospital of Hamilton Ohio, Monday at 3:01 p.m. He was born in Troy Ohio the son of Charles Lewis and Ruth{Rice}Meyer. He was a veteran of the U.S. ARMY AIR FORCE in WORLD WAR II from 1943 to 1945. He was employed as a truck driver for the Kroger Co., for 28 years, retiring in 1980. In 1949 in Troy Ohio he was married to Mary Bradley.
He is survived by his wife, Mary, New Miami Ohio, on son and daughter-in-law{Nora}Meyer,Hamilton Ohio two daughters, Mrs. Donald{Connie Lee}Burke Fairfield Ohio and Mrs. James{Patty Jo}Gschwender of New Miami, Ohio, one brother Lewis Meyer of Piqua Ohio, four sisters Amelia Fogel Mass., Anita Sharits, Irene Cremeans, and Marie Griffith, all of Troy Ohio, and four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother Donald.
Funeral services will be held at the Brown-Dawson Funeral Home Friday at 10 a.m.with burial in Hickory Flat Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Funeral Home Thursday fro 5 to 8p.m.

Jack a PFC. in WW2, where he served in the Army Air Force.
Battles/Campaigns he served in:
Normandy
Northern France
Ardennes
Rhineland
Central Europe

Received the following medals:
American Theater Ribbon
European - African - Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon
Good Conduct medal
WW2 Victory Medal
Distinguished Unit Badge

Jack was also a truck driver for the Kroger company, he was employed by them for 28 years, he retired in 1980.



Children;
1~Connie Meyer Burke(Donald) B. 12/25/1949 in Troy, Ohio
2~Patty Meyer Gschwender(James) B. 12/15/1952 in Troy, Ohio
3~James Murphy(Sabrina) B. 10/7/1957 in Troy, Ohio


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  • Maintained by: patty gschwender
  • Originally Created by: Amber
  • Added: 23 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60549574
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Milford Murphy “JACK” Meyer (6 Sep 1924–22 Feb 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60549574, citing Hickory Flat Cemetery, Overpeck, Butler County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by patty gschwender (contributor 47517041) .