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Ernest Meyer

Ernest (Ernie) Meyer, 86, New Albany, died Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
He retired as a meter reader for the Indiana Gas Co. after 52 years of service, organized the New Albany Redbuds Baseball Team in 1965, helped organize the New Albany Youth Football League in 1973, was a member of DePauw Memorial United Methodist Church and attended Central Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Hallie Leach Meyer, and three brothers, Alvin, Wayne and Kenton Meyer.
Survivors include his wife, the former Marilyn Ritz; two sons, Ernie Meyer of Corydon and Jeff Meyer of New Albany; a daughter, Janet Meyer of New Albany; a sister, Dorothy Carnahan of Michigan; and four grandchildren.
Visitation: Thursday, July 19, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Oak Street Chapel of Seabrook Dieckmann and Naville Funeral Homes in New Albany.
Funeral: Friday, July 20, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in SCI-Graceland Memorial Park in New Albany.
The family suggests memorial gifts to The Dream Factory.