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Darrell "Potsy" Meyer

January 29, 1962 — May 2, 2023


Darrell “Potsy” Wayne Meyer, 61, of Brenham went to his heavenly home on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.  Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2023 at St. John's United Church of Christ in Burton, Tx. with burial following the service at Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery with Pastor Darrin Holub officiating.

Darrell was born on January 29, 1962 in Brenham to Calvin and Joyce Pelkemeyer Meyer.  He graduated from Brenham High School and TSTI in Waco, Tx. He then was united in marriage with Eva Erdelt on March 17, 1984 at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. He began his career working at Lehmann TV, Sears, Buddy’s Appliance, Blue Bell Aquatic Center and at the Bellville Recycling Center. He owned Meyer TV and enjoyed repairing TV’s and installing antennas. He was a retired volunteer for the Brenham Fire Department and it was a big part of his life for many years.

He loved going to the beach, Hill Country, Round Top antiquing and spending time with family.  He also loved barbecuing, especially his Beer Can Chicken. He loved dancing and his pets.

Darrell is survived by his mother, Joyce Meyer; daughters, “Princess” Melissa Meyer, “Booger” Laura Perkey and husband, Matthew: grandson, “Little Man” Michael Calvin Perkey; and the mother of his children, Eva Meyer; sister, Cheryl Davis, niece, Cara Foster and husband, Will; nephews, Cody Davis, Cameron Blezinger and Garner Blezinger; niece, Jill Blezinger; great-nephew, Cade Davis. Very special friend Lisa Hays and also his aunt and numerous cousins.

He is preceded in death by his father, Calvin Meyer; uncle, Felix Meyer Jr.  and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Pallbearers are Cody Davis, Matthew Perkey, Mike Davis, Will Foster, Paul Schoenfeld and Randy Gaddy.  Honorary Pallbearers are David Kelm, Brenham Firefighters and Volunteers, City of Brenham Employees and City of Bellville Employees.

Those wishing to memorialize Darrell can donate in his name to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society or a charity of your choice.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main St., Brenham.  To post a tribute to the family, please visit

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, May 6, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Memorial Oaks Chapel, Brenham, TX

1306 W Main St, Brenham, TX 77833

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Funeral Service

Sunday, May 7, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

St. John's United Church of Christ

516 N Colorado St, Burton, TX 77835

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Interment following funeral service

Sunday, May 7, 2023

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