Tuesday, March 20, 2012


Judge Anthony "Tony" Meyer
Died: Mar 19, 2012

Judge Anthony "Tony" Meyer, 79, of Aurora, IN., passed away Monday, March 19, 2012 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

He was born Wednesday, February 15, 1933 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Son of the late Anthony N. Meyer and the late Rosemary I. Williams Meyer Huffman

He served his Country as a member of the United States Army.

Judge Meyer was Judge for the 7th Circuit Court of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, retiring after over 13 years of service. He was a lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church, where he sang in the choir for many years, and also served as an elder. Tony also sang with the Singing Hoosiers of Indiana University. Judge Meyer served in several capacities throughout his span of time in public service, such as: a member of the Indiana Bar Association, JLAP, he was admitted to practice before the US Supreme Court, was the Prosecutor for Dearborn and Ohio Counties for 8 years, Aurora City Attorney for many years, Senior partner at Ewbank & Meyer, was chairman of the board for the YES Home, founded the Dearborn County Juvenile Detention Center, was on the Board of Directors for UCB until he was 72, and President of the Rotary Club. Judge Meyer also served as the Attorney for the Fair Board, the Board of directors for Hillforest, Chairman of the Young Republicans Club and on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Prosecutors Association during all his years as Prosecutor. Judge Meyer's contribution to our community has made a great and positive legacy for all who follow behind him. Judge Meyer touched many lives and he made a lasting and loving impression for his family and all who knew him. Our community has lost a truly inspirational patriarch.

Surviving are his loving wife, Shirley Ann Meyer; Children, Anthony C. "Tony" (Lora) Meyer, Annie (Brian) Kaplan, Eric (Marna) Meyer, all of Indianapolis, IN and Becky Clark of Cincinnati, OH; Brother, Gary W. (Betty) Meyer of Aurora, IN; Grandchildren, Nicholas, Lindsay, Sydney Samantha, Falcon, McKinsey, Anthony "Rex", Samuel, Madelyn, and Mason; Great-Grandchild, Jack Henry.

Friends will be received 4:00 - 8:00 PM, Friday, March 23, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church, 220 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana 47001.

Services will be held at St. John Lutheran Church Aurora, Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 11:00 am with Pastor Edward A. Davis officiating.

Interment will follow in the Riverview Cemetery, Aurora, IN 47001. Military graveside services will be conducted by members of local Veterans Service Organizations.

Contributions may be made to the St. John Lutheran Church, YES Home, Hillforest Historical Foundation. Please call the office at Rullman Funeral Home (812) 926-1450 and they will notify the family of your donation with a card.

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