THOMSON, Ga. and ALLENDALE, S.C. - Mr. Roscoe C. "R.C." Meyer, Sr., 69, husband of Myrtle W. Meyer, died Thursday, March 22, 2007.
A native of Allendale, S.C., Mr. R.C. was the son of the late Ralph (Jack) and Jenna Mason Meyer. He was a former member of Mt. Arnon Baptist Church in Allendale where he was ordained a Deacon and held other church offices. After retirement from Fluor-Daniels Clarient Martin Plant as a scheduler and planner, he moved to Thomson, where he was a painter by trade. He was a member of Raysville Baptist Church where he served as Chairman of the Board of Deacons, worship leader and assistant choir director. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed teaching his wife, children, grandchildren and friends about the outdoors. He played rhythm guitar for the Southern Songmasters, a gospel group from Thomson.
Funeral services were held Sunday, March 25, 2007, at Mt. Arnon Baptist Church in Allendale, S.C., with the Rev. Jon Richards and the Rev. Mike Catoe officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Myrtle W. Meyer of Thomson; two sons, Roscoe C. "Rusty" Meyer (Linda) of Allendale and Russell Lynn Meyer (Bonnie) of Fairfax; three grandsons, one granddaughter, one great granddaughter and four great grandsons. He was preceded in Heaven by one daughter, Deborah Sue Meyer.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Arnon Baptist Church, 3358 Barnwell Rd., Allendale, SC 29810, and Raysville Baptist Church, 5264 Lincolnton Rd., Thomson, GA 30824.