John Meeks Bomer

December 07, 1939 - October 08, 2010

John Meeks Bomer

December 07, 1939 - October 08, 2010


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The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.

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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

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Obituary for John Meeks Bomer

Mr. John "Jack" Meeks Bomer, age 70, passed away October 8, 2010 in Vienna, Austria. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Frances Meeks Bomer.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM, Saturday, December 4, 2010 in Oakwood Cemetery, Brownsville, TN, with Rev. Chris McCurdy officiating.
Mr. Bomer was born and raised in Memphis, TN and a member of First Presbyterian Church. He was an accomplished composer and arranger whose music was featured on multiple recordings and performed both in the United States and Europe by many ensembles. He was a generous, well loved, immensely kind husband, father, grandfather, and friend.
He is survived by his wife: Hilda Stalzer Bomer, Boulder, CO; three daughters: Kika Dorsey, Boulder, CO, Paula Bomer, Brooklyn, NY, and Maxine Bomer, Savannah, GA; one brother: Jeff Bomer, Jr., Austin, TX; and four grandchildren: John Bomer Rockwell, Harold Rockwell, Sam Dorsey, and Eliza Dorsey.

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