John Clyde Meyers Sr.

April 19, 1918March 11, 2014

Mr. John Clyde Meyers, Sr., age 95, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Ogeechee Area Hospice. Mr. Meyers, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, moved to Statesboro in 1946. Mr. Meyers spent most of his working life in the food service industry. He was co-owner of The Soda Shop in downtown Statesboro and The College Grill, near Georgia Southern University. He was the food manager and member of the American Legion for over 25 years .Mr. Meyers worked as a deputy sheriff for the Bulloch County Magistrate Court. He was a member of the 213 Masonic Lodge and a member of the First Presbyterian Church. Mr. Meyers was preceded in death by a brother, Herman Meyers; sisters, Gladys Hollis, Mildred (Kitty) Granger, Hazel Cotton and Mary McGregor; a grandson, John (Jack) Charles Meyers and son-in-law, Ronald Bonaventure. Surviving are his wife of 73 years Mrs. Lucy B. Meyers, of Statesboro; a daughter, Shirley Meyers D’Amico, (Skip), of Baton Rouge, LA; a son, John C. Meyers, Jr.(Deborah) , of Pasadena, MD; a granddaughter, Meaghan Meyers, of Pasadena, MD; grandsons, Howard Bonaventure, (Lisa), Watson, LA, Karl Meyers (Denise) and Erik Meyers, all of Newburn, NC; 4 great-grandchildren; a sister, Irma Lee Harper, of Charleston, SC; several nieces and nephews and a very good friend, Bill Fry. Serving as pallbearers will be Karl Meyers, Erik Meyers, J. Howard Bonaventure, Bill Fry, Mark Saunders and Mike Kennedy. Visitation will be held Wednesday evening 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Hodges-Moore Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held Thursday at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with Reverend Dan Lewis officiating. Burial will be in Bulloch Memorial Gardens. The Meyers Family would like to extend a special thank-you to Dr. Kevin Purvis and the angels of Ogeechee Area Hospice. Memorial contributions may be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531 Statesboro, Ga. 30459 or Statesboro First Presbyterian Church 1215 Fair Road, Statesboro, Ga. 30458. Please visit our online memorial at to sign the guestbook and share fond memories with the Meyers Family. Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 12, 2014
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 13, 2014

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Cecelia Gaudry Oliver

March 17, 2014

So very sorry to find out Mr. John passed; I loved him and Miss Lucy so much; They were my mom and dad's dear friends and I had known them since I was a small child. It is so sad to hear he has gone but I am sure he is with my parents now. My love and prayers to the family. Love, Cecelia Gaudry Oliver

Jimmy and Sharon Kingery

March 15, 2014

So sorry for your loss. Both my parents knew and loved Mr. Meyers. My mother went home a year ago, but my father and I would like to send our deepest sympathy to the family! Our Prayers are with you. God Bless!!

March 14, 2014

Love and prayers are with you all.


March 13, 2014

Johnny and Family.
Mike and I would like to send our sympathy and prayers for you all.. We are sadden by the passing of Mr. Meyers. We so enjoyed visiting both of them when we were coming to Statesboro.. If we had known in time we could have made arrangements to come over... Please know you are in our prayers and pray God gives you comfort... Mike and Sheryl Rogers

Rickie & Bobby Sibley

March 12, 2014

Shirley, So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your mother and Howard as well as the rest of the family. Now you all have another guardian angel looking down on you.

Wayne (Bubba) Smith

March 12, 2014

I knew Mr. John for about 29 years. I worked with him when he worked part time for The Bulloch County Correctional Institute. Mr. John was a good man & a good friend. He will be missed.

Denise Meyers

March 12, 2014

My thoughts and prayers are with each one of you. Love, Denise