Darrell Edwin Meyer, age 68 of Wabasha, died Friday, August 30, 2019, unexpectedly at his home.
Darrell was born December 7, 1950, to James and Marian (Roemer) Meyer of Pepin Hill. He was a 1969 graduate of Wabasha High School. After graduation, Darrell served in the U.S. Marine Corps until he was honorably discharged in 1970. He married Joyce Eastman but later divorced.
He spent many years doing what he loved to do, driving Semi. He drove for various companies including Monson Trucking, Bud Meyer Trucking, Rochester Cartage, Joe Rudd Trucking, Russ Meyer California Overland, and B & R Trucking of Rosemount. He had to give up trucking in 2013 after some health problems.
He is survived by his two children, Bryan Meyer and Kristy (Robert) Keim, all of Lake City, MN; three grandchildren:, Elizabeth Meyer, and Carter & Carson Keim; nine siblings, David (Elaine) Meyer; Kenneth Meyer; Richard (Brenda) Meyer, Larry (Sheila) Meyer, Neil (Patricia) Meyer; Scott (Jean) Meyer; Jeff Meyer, Donna Meyer, and Sue (Roy) Schmidt. He is also survived by his girlfriend, LeeAn Molin, Ham Lake, MN.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his dog, Marley.
The visitation will be 4 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Abbott Funeral Home, Wabasha. The prayer service will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the Reverend Monsignor Robert Meyer officiating.
Services are entrusted to Abbott Funeral Home & Crematory, Wabasha, MN. Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at www.abbottfh.com
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