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William “Billy” Meyer

July 9, 2018

Kill Devil Hills – William “Billy” Meyer passed away in his home in Kill Devil Hills on Monday. He was 66 years old.

Born April 23, 1952, the eldest son of eight children to Joseph and Evelyn Meyer, Billy grew up in Dunellen, NJ before moving to the Jersey Shore. He married Linda Deutschlander on May 17, 1980 and had four children; SaraMae, Billy Jr., Dessa and Violet. They lived in Point Pleasant, NJ where Billy started his career with a shed building business. He continued in all aspects of construction throughout his life and spent his free time working on motorcycles and woodworking. Billy also spent several years owning a stock car and racing at Wall Stadium in NJ.  He lived in Sacramento and Grass Valley, CA during his life, and the Outer Banks of North Carolina during his later years.

He is survived by his children, SaraMae Thompson and husband Jeremy, William Meyer Jr. and wife Kaitlyn, Dessa Torode and husband Rob, and Violet Cook and husband Jack. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren, Eli Jamyson, Brielle Furstin, Rylee Finn, William River, Taryn Lynn, Ella Marie, and Lilah Grace.

Billy’s life will be celebrated in a private ceremony by his family and close friends on the Outer Banks. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Oxford House of the Outer Banks.

His quick wit and easy smile will be missed by all that knew him.

Express your condolences www.gallopfuneralservices.com.Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.