Dennis A. "Denny" Meyer

December 16, 1945 - August 13, 2018

Dennis A. Meyer “Denny” 72, of Valley City, OH passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Monday, August 13, 2018. Denny was born December 16, 1945 in Cleveland, OH and later moved to Valley City. Denny was a graduate of Parma High School. He worked with his brother Gary building homes for many years. He started his career as a correction officer with Medina County Sheriff Dept. being promoted to Deputy in 1983. Denny retired from the force in 2009. Denny was one of the original EMT’s to join the newly formed Rescue Squad of the Valley City Fire and Rescue Dept. in 1977. He was very active serving as firefighter and a Dive rescue member. He was a Captain on the Rescue side of the department until he retired. Denny served his country in the U.S. Army as a Supply Specialist Sergeant (June 1966-June 1969) and served in the Vietnam Conflict (1966-1967). Denny was an accomplished in wood crafting. He remodeled his home kitchen cabinets. Denny and Dottie enjoyed traveling, taking cruises and visiting the casinos. He will be greatly missed by his wife- Dorothy (nee Dianiska) married 41 years. Children- Troy Williams and Tonia Mason. Grandchildren- Nicholas, Shaun, Katherine and Amanda. Brothers- Don (Pat)Meyers, James (Mary) Meyer, Gary Meyer and Mike(Robin) Sadlak. Numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. Visitation- 2:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, August 16, 2018 at the Bauer Funeral Home 2089 Columbia Road Valley City. At Denny’s request, cremation will follow the visitation. Private Family interment will be held at Myrtle Hill Cemetery at a later time. In Lieu of Flowers- The family suggests memorials may be made to the Canine Fund c/o Medina County Sheriff Dept. 555 Independence Dr. Medina, Ohio 44256.


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