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Andrew F DeMeyer

March 2, 1942 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Andrew Frank DeMeyer, 81, of Fort Walton Beach, Florida, passed away on January 23, 2024, after a short and courageous battle with complications following a fall. He was born on March 2, 1942, in Woodhaven, Queens County, New York, to Edwin and Amelia DeMeyer.

Andrew was a dedicated and decorated veteran who proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1965 to 1987. Throughout his esteemed career, he served as a C-130 Navigator, AC-130A NOD/TV Operator, and later as an AC-130A/E Flight Aircrew Instructor. Andrew's Commitment and dedication to his service were exemplary, and he retired in August 1987. Following his retirement, he continued his service in a contractor position, supporting contracts for Virtual Technology Services (VTS). His influence and mentorship made him a valued friend to many Ghostriders friends.

Andrew was a member of SPECTRE Association, where he served on the Board for a period of time. He was always the first to volunteer to assist Veterans and their families, embodying the spirit of service and camaraderie.

Andrew was preceded in death by his: father - Edwin Louis DeMeyer, Mother – Amelia DeMeyer, brother - Edwin Frank DeMeyer and sister - Irene DeMeyer-Krill.

Memorial services to celebrate Andrew's life will be held on Monday, February 5, at 9:30 a.m. at McLaughlin Funeral Home, 17 Chestnut Ave. S.E., Fort Walton Beach, Florida. The family requests that donations be made, in lieu of flowers: to Toys for Tots, Wounded Warriors, and St. Jude's Children's Hospital. 

Andrew Frank DeMeyer will be remembered for his dedication to service, his kindness, and the love he shared with family and friends. May he rest in peace, leaving behind a legacy of honor, compassion, and love.

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Memorial Service
February 5, 2024

9:30 AM
McLaughlin Mortuary Parlor
17 Chestnut Avenue S.E.
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548


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