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Earle W. Meeks

Earle W. Meeks, age 81, formerly of West Manchester, passed away Monday, December 10, 2018 at the Greenbriar Nursing Center in Eaton. He was born April 25, 1937 in Preble County to the late Stanley L. and Dorothy M. (Somers) Meeks. Earle was a 1955 graduate of Monroe High School and a 1959 graduate of Weaver Airline School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran; and a member of Wares Chapel United Methodist Church in West Manchester. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his sister Mary Meeks; and brothers Loyde Meeks and George Meeks. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Bettye (Schlotterbeck) Meeks of Eaton; daughter and son-in-law Marye and Steve Heitzman of Eaton; grandchildren: Ryan (Renee) Heitzman of Dayton and Angela (Ryan) Chalfant of Richmond; great grandchildren: Emily, Alexa and Hayden; brother Darrell (Pam) Meeks of Eaton; sisters-in-law Jean Meeks of Eaton and Connie Meeks of North Carolina; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, December 14, 2018 at Wares Chapel United Methodist Church, 1060 Foos Road, West Manchester, with Pastor Laura Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Wares Chapel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be sent to the church. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Larry & Dianna Hart Dec 13 2018 12:00 AM

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Larry & Dianna Hart Dec 13 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Earl's passing . Sending prayers to all of the family.

Virginia Burch Dec 13 2018 12:00 AM

My sympathy and prayers go out to the family on Earl's passing. He was loved by all who knew him. May God give you peace and comfort.

Janet Woltja Dec 12 2018 12:00 AM

Sympathy goes out to Earle's families in his passing. May all the great memories of the past help ease the pain in his passing. God Bless all of you! Mona J. Brown Dawson

Mona Brown Dawson Dec 11 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Earle Meeks

Mona Brown Dawson Dec 11 2018 12:00 AM

On behalf of the Commodore Preble Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, I send our condolences on the loss of your family member, Earle W. Meeks, a veteran of the U.S. Army. Thank you for his service to our country.

Jane Morell Smith Dec 11 2018 12:00 AM

So sad to learn of Earle's passing. Earle always showed such kindness and compassion to all. I know you will feel the loving arms of God around you, as you mourn Earle's passing and celebrate his life and legacy.

Regina Thielen Dec 11 2018 12:00 AM

We wer saddened to hear of Earle's passing. He was a kind and gentle person and will be missed by friends and family. Our deepest sympathy is extended to the family.

Ray and Kitty Knotts Dec 11 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss, may you find comfort and peace in the words and prayers from family and friends.

Mary Ann Coning Dec 10 2018 12:00 AM

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