Hobart O. Meyer, 94, of Concordia, MO, died Friday, December 16, 2016 at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville.

Hobart O. Meyer, 94, of Concordia, MO, died Friday, December 16, 2016 at Meyer Care Center in Higginsville.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Concordia with Rev. Tom Lange and Rev. Harold Block officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials are suggested to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or The Lutheran Good Shepherd Home in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.campbell-lewis.com

Born September 11, 1922 in Concordia, he was the son of the late Henry Meyer and Pauline Martens Meyer. On September 10, 1944, he married Esther Alice Wienberg and they later divorced. On November 16, 1979, he married Eileen Smith Hartwig who survives. Hobart lived in Lafayette County his entire life where he farmed for over 40 years, in addition to working at Concordia Furniture Store and Concordia Farmers Coop. He loved woodworking, making furniture and birdhouses, as well as traveling, and being with his family. Hobart had a great sense of humor and people will always fondly remember him as being a funny man. Above all in Hobart’s life was his Christian faith and trust in God. He was an original board member of Lutheran Good Shepherd Home and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

In addition to his wife, Eileen; he is survived by one son, Stanford Meyer and wife Connie of Fair Grove, MO; one daughter, Karen Kay Summerville and husband Jim of Chillicothe, MO; one step-son, Ronald Hartwig and wife Treva of Winston-Salem, NC; four step-daughters: Vickie Findley and husband Charles of Rayville, MO, Donna Swofford and husband Kenny of Pleasant Hill, MO, Sandra Branson and husband Larry of Butler, MO, and Debbie Gibler and husband Robert of Higginsville, MO; three grandchildren; 15 step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 24 step-great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Hobart was preceded in death by his parents; one son in infancy, Stewart Meyer; three brothers: Hugo, John, and Norbert (who was killed in World War II); and three sisters: Hilda Meyer (in infancy), Frieda Dittmer, and Alwine Lange.