Donald Meyer
Donald Meyer - Navy

Donald "Don" E. Meyer of Hickory Flat in the City of Woodstock, Georgia, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2022, at the age of 90, with his loving wife Betty, son Brett, and daughter-in-law Stephanie, by his side.

Don was born on May 31,1932 in Wanamingo Township, Minnesota. After spending his formative years working on a farm and spending school, he decided to join the Navy on March 23, 1951.

He served his country honorably for 23 years and retired in the rank of Chief Petty Officer on May 31, 1974. Don’s awards and decorations include the Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal with 4 Bronze Stars, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross, and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 1960’s device. After his retirement he worked for another 22 years as a helicopter mechanic with the Sea and Air Rescue Department and heavy equipment mechanic with the Public Works Department at NAS Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA.

A memorial service for Donald was held Saturday, September 10, 2022 at Hickory Flat United Methodist Church, 4056 E Cherokee Dr, Canton, GA 30115. A committal service occured Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at Georgia National Cemetery, 1080 Scott Hudgens Dr, Canton, GA 30114.