William “Billy” Meyer

Published 9:15 am Saturday, July 14, 2018

William “Billy” Meyer died at his home in Kill Devil Hills on Monday, July 9, 2018. 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, New Jersey before moving to the Jersey Shore. He married Linda Deutschlander on May 17, 1980 and had four children. They lived in Point Pleasant, New Jersey where Billy started his career with a shed building business. He lived in Sacramento and Grass Valley, California 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 seven grandchildren, Eli Jamyson, Brielle Furstin, Rylee Finn, William River, Taryn Lynn, Ella Marie and Lilah Grace.

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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.

Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.