Doug was born in New Haven, Missouri on October 29, 1955, a son of Marvin F. "Buddy" & Norma Lee (Danz) Meyer.
He was the husband of Cynthia "Cindy" (Willard) Meyer. They were united in marriage on April 5, 1980, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Doug was the co-owner, along with his wife, of Arrow Drilling Company. He had been drilling since he was 18 years old. He was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven, and of the Operating Engineers Local 513.
Doug is survived by his wife Cindy, of New Haven; by his mother, Norma Lee Meyer, of New Haven, by four children, Derrick Douglas Meyer & wife Hannah, of Beaufort, Missouri; Brittany Marie Kuchem & husband Corey, of New Haven; Courtney Lee Baker & husband Marc, of Raymore, Missouri; and Aaron Blake Meyer, of Washington, Missouri, by grandchildren, Caden Blake Kuchem, Charles Dean Meyer, Emerson Marie Kuchem, Lucille Marie Baker, William Douglas Meyer, Primrose Lee Kuchem, and Theodore Ellsworth Baker, by a sister Sharon Marie Meyer & significant other Michael, of New Haven; by a brother, Chris Meyer, of Lake Ozark, Missouri, and a sister, Janice Ann Lammert & husband Dale, of St. Clair, Missouri, nieces, nephews, and by many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father and his beloved Rocky.
Doug was a family's man, his family was very important to him, especially his grandchildren. He was kind of a jokester except when it came to his grandchildren, he became very serious then. He was a very outdoorsy person. Some of his hobbies he loved were camping, hunting, trout fishing, hiking, boating, and one of his favorite places to visit was the Smoky Mountains. Doug had many friends and was loved by all. He will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be held Saturday, December 15th from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at St. Peter's United Church of Christ, New Haven, with Rev. David Poe officiating.
Memorials may be given to St. Peter's U.C.C. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.