Dick was a 1943 graduate of Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon, Tenn., He served as an officer in the Civil Air Patrol and was a Captain in the Indiana State Guard.
He is survived by his wife, Anna Jane Orr Meier; son Richard Orr Meier of Benton; daughter, Kathryn Meier Wright of Bloomington, Ind.; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard Emil Meier and Oma Carlisle Meier; and his sister, Eugenia Lizbeth Meier Whitehead “Sissy”.
A memorial reunion is being planned for the family at a later date.
The family asks that contributions are made in Dick’s name to the Castle Heights Alumni Association, Ingram Alumni House, 611 Hill Street, Lebanon, TN, 37087 or to the Marshall County Humane Society, PO Box 531, Benton, KY 42025.