DANVERS — Carol “Tink” O. Meyers, 84, Danvers, passed away at 12:06 p.m. April 10, 2012, at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.
His funeral was Monday at East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington. Visitation and a Masonic service were held prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment was at East Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bloomington.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Danvers Fire and Rescue Squad.
He was born Sept. 26, 1927, in Farmer City, son of Russell and Gina Hall Meyers. He married Margaret Evans on June 28, 1948, in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death on March 14, 2011. He was also preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
Surviving are two daughters, Deborah (Robert) Craig, Mesquite, Texas, and Kimberley (Ray) Curry, Minier; five sons, Jeffrey (Joan) Meyers, Normal; Danny (Charlotte) Meyers, Bloomington; Brian Meyers, Normal; Greg (Wendy) Meyers, Bloomington; and Curt (Jean) Meyers, Downs; 10 grandchildren, Aaron Craig; Justin, Nicole, Adam, Joshua, Jacob and Mikayla Meyers; Sara Ditchen; and Alexa Curry and Joseph King; eight great-grandchildren, Robert Craig; Emma, Owen and Ian Meyers; and Chase, Olivia and Sydney Ditchen; and Ruby Harr; and four sisters, Mary Ann (Wayne) Copley and Linda Gregorski, both of Florida; Sandy (Don) Goodin, Manito; and Judy (Lowell) Briggs, Pekin.
Tink was a U.S. World War II Navy veteran. He was also a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 454 and American Legion Post 56.
He was a 32nd degree Mason, Bloomington Lodge 43, Scottish Rite Temple and a member of Park United Methodist Church, Bloomington.
Tink was an electrician and worked for Illinois Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 197 since 1966, retiring in 1988. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan.
Online condolences may be submitted at www.EastLawn-Bloomington.com.