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Friday, March 31, 2023
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Friday, March 31, 2023
3:00 - 4:00pm (Central time)
A celebration of life for Fred Meyers, 71, of Bridgeport, Texas, will be held 3 pm Friday, March 31, 2023, at First Methodist Church Bridgeport. Visitation will be 1 pm, two hours prior to the service. The Rev. Dr. Lucia Kremzar will officiate. He passed away peacefully March 26, 2023.
Fred was born September 10, 1951, in Olney, Texas, to Howard Frederick and Martha (Mott) Meyers. He graduated from Bridgeport High School in 1970 and continued his education at Tarleton State University, earning his bachelor’s degree. Fred married Cindy (Cheves) Meyers, December 30, 1972, in Bridgeport; they were happily married for 50 years. He was a well-known and longtime resident and business owner in Bridgeport, Texas. Fred belonged to many organizations including the First Presbyterian Church of Bridgeport where he was an elder, Bridgeport Lions Club, Director of Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce, Bridgeport EDC Board, Bridgeport Planning and Zoning Board, TIRZ Board, and the Masonic Lodge of Bridgeport. Fred earned many awards and honors throughout the years including Bridgeport Citizen of the Year 1980 and Bridgeport High School ‘Wall of Fame.’ Fred had many hobbies, including hunting, golf, and attending his grandchildrens’ activities. He was a pillar of the community and had a servant’s heart. He devoted much of his time to community service. Fred loved his community and was an avid Bulls fan. He will be deeply missed by both his family and community.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife; son Matt Meyers and wife Laurie of North Richland Hills, Texas; daughter Meredith Coffman and husband Jody of Granbury, Texas; brother Jimmy Meyers and wife Janis of Bridgeport, Texas; sisters Cathy Blum and husband Tommy of Fort Worth, Texas, and Susie Anders and husband Jim of Hot Springs, Arkansas; grandchildren Averie, Jace, and Jack Coffman and Bransen and Colt Meyers; sisters-in-law Marsha Scroggins and husband Mike of Fort Worth, Texas, and Kay Walker and husband George of Cedar Hill, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends and family.
Fred is preceded in death by his parents and in-laws Norris and Joyce Cheves.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the First Presbyterian Church or The Lions Club in Bridgeport.
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