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Jerry Scott Meyers

12/2/1956 - 3/11/2018

PEORIA HEIGHTS ~ Jerry Scott Meyers, 61, of Peoria Heights, passed away at 1:28 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018 at his home.

Born December 2, 1956 in Peoria to William Clarence and Kay Frances (Eakle) Meyers, he married Christina Dell Youngman on July 13, 2011 in Peoria.  She survives.

Also surviving are two step-sons, Joseph (Courtney) Devall of Peoria and Cordell (Missy) Devall of Minonk; seven grandchildren; one brother, William Meyers of Eureka; and two sisters, Angie and Tammy, both of Georgia.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Troy Meyers.

Scott had worked as a groundskeeper at Peoria Stadium and later at Walmart on Allen Road in Peoria as a meat cutter, last working in 2012.

Scott was a Chicago Bears fan and NASCAR fan, especially of Earnhardt Sr. and later Jr.  He recently was following the Chicago Blackhawks.  He enjoyed messing with flowers, watching cars drive by and watching the grass grow.  He was a quiet guy that had a great love for his family, especially his grandchildren.

There will be no services and cremation was accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

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