(May 1, 2010)
Norbert J. “Joe” Meyer Jr. died on May 1, 2010, at Powell Valley Hospital after battling an extended illness.
Joe was born May 30, 1957, in Billings, to Norbert Joseph and Mary Jane (Anderson) Meyer. He attended Pratt Memorial Catholic Elementary, Lewis and Clark Junior High and Billings Senior High.
He had a 35-year career as a meat cutter, including managing the meat department at various grocery stores. He had a strong work ethic, which began when he became a vendor at Cobb Field in Billings at the age of 9.
Joe married his high school sweetheart, Mona Stevens, on Feb. 19, 1977. To this union a daughter, Sasha, was born.
He was later blessed with three grandsons, Coby, Jaden and Kamren, who spent countless hours with their grandfather.
Joe enjoyed playing the guitar, collecting coins and fishing with friends and family. He looked forward to annual Fourth of July celebrations at his home.
He was known for his kindness and generosity to others.
Joe is survived by his wife, Mona; daughter Sasha Davis (Chris) of Powell; sisters Cheryl Meyer of Hardin, Mont., Linda Meyer of Billings, and Donna Abramson (Jan), also of Billings; grandsons Coby May, Jaden Davis and Kamren Davis of Powell; mother-in-law Beverly Labadie of Billings; sister-in-law Lori Wright (Rob) of Midland, Mich.; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 4, from 6-8 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 5, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church. A reception will follow at the Elks’ Lodge. Memorial donations to the Wyoming Epilepsy Association would be appreciated.
Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.