Mr. Harold Nicholas Meier passed from this life Wednesday, June 13, 2007, in Texas City.
Born October 2, 1920 in Hitchcock, Mr. Meier had lived all his life there and served the city in various capacities. Mr. Meier owned and operated Word Electric for over 35 years, was a former inspector and code enforcement officer with the city of Hitchcock, a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and the Men’s Club and served in the United States Navy during WWII. He also was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council, #10393, member of the IBEW where he served on the apprenticeship board, past president and member of the Hitchcock Chamber of Commerce, charter member of the Hitchcock Volunteer Fire Dept., past president and member of the Hitchcock Lions Club and also was on the city of Hitchcock Electrical Board.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Willie Mae (Gernand) Meier.
Survivors include his wife of over 64 years, Fay White Meier of Hitchcock; sons and daughters-in-law, Ronnie and Sheila Meier of Hitchcock, Keith and Karen Meier of Katy; brother and sister-in-law, Freddie and Bobbie Meier of Hitchcock; grandchildren, Kevin Meier, David Meier, Erin Meier, Marti Alsup; great-grandchildren, Garrett, Lauren, Shelbi, Jake and Sydni.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2007, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Reverend John Kappe, Celebrant. Interment will follow at Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Hayes Funeral Home.
Casketbearers will be Billy Anderson, LeighHarbour, Myles Hopkins, Freddie Meier, Marvin Valusek and Doyle White.
Friends may call from 5 - 8 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Hayes Funeral Home, 10412 Highway 6, Hitchcock (409) 925-3501, with a Vigil Service beginning at 7:00 p.m., Sister Mary Anne Hollmann, officiating, followed by a Rosary recited by the Knights of Columbus.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to Dr. Warren T. Longmire for his care and support of Mr. Meier.
Those who wish may make memorials in the form of donations to the Knights of Columbus Building Fund, P.O. Box 106, Hitchcock, TX77563. www.hayesfuneralhome.com