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MEIER, Michael C.

MEIER, Michael C.

MEIER - Michael C. January 5, 1954 - May 3, 2017. Of South Wales, NY. Son of late William P. Meier, Jr. and late Ruth M. Meier. Survived by wife Rene;e (Gorenflo), daughter Stephanie Ellis (Meier) and husband Brian, granddaughters Reagan and Pierce, son Joshua Meier, and son Austin Meier; also survived by brother Mark Meier, sister Monica Bard (Meier) and husband Stephen, nephew Willie Edwards (late), nephew Steven Edwards and wife Madelyn (Feldman), niece Mallory Edwards and husband Patrick Winn, niece Maggie Edwards; and brother Matthew Meier and wife Joanne (Letizia). Mike finished his last race! Known to most as "Meier", he created Up in Smoke Racing, to race his custom-built dragster and hotrod cars at Empire Dragway, as well as other WNY tracks. Mike was a life-long car enthusiast, a motor-head, a car restorer, a car racer, a hunter, a fisherman, a businessman, a fun-lovin' hard-partier, a close friend, a son, a brother, a loving husband, a dedicated dad, and a devoted grandfather. He lost his battle to stage-four lung cancer way too soon, but not without an impressive fight all with a great attitude, indicative of his "live life to its fullest" spirit. As written by brother, Mark Meier:
"Living in the fast lane
Always on the track
Both eyes looking forward
Seldom looking back
He lived life in the moment
Enjoying every time
Pedal to the metal
Across the finish line" Yellow colored flowers are preferred, and if you prefer a donation, the family would suggest Hospice Buffalo. The family will receive guests at:
COMFORT FUNERAL HOME, Inc., 6469 Olean Rd, South Wales, NY 14139, from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Friday, May 5, 2017. Services will be at 4:00 PM that same day, followed immediately by a reception at the East Aurora Moose Lodge 370, 905 Main St., East Aurora, NY 14052. Condolences and Directions available at:

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