Harry James Meek (1958 - 2016)


INDEPENDENCE– Harry James Meek, Sr, 58, of Independence, Iowa died Friday, Sept. 30, 2016 at his home near Independence.
Harry was born on June 29, 1958 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa the son on James A. and Betty Lou (Wright) Meek. He graduated from Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids and was married to Dawn M. Butters on May 15, 1976 in Independence. The family lived in the Independence area where Harry was employed as a Master Carpenter with Larson Construction in Independence.
He is survived by his wife Dawn Meek, Independence; three children; Harry J. Meek, Jr., Joseph Meek, and Amanda (Juan) Mejia all of Independence; seven grandchildren; one step grandchild; his mother, Betty Lou Lamphier, Inverness, Fla.; four sisters; Colleen Strait, Cedar Rapids, Cathy (Robin) Hinman, Huntington, Ind., Denise (Brian) Smith, Homosassa Springs, Fla., Veronica (Robert) Castiglione, Beverly Hills, Fla.; and three brothers; Dennis Lingo, Ocala, Fla., Billy Lingo, Cedar Rapids, and David Lingo, Des Moines.
Harry was preceded in death by his father James A. Meek; and a sister, Carolyn Odom.
Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 5 at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence.
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Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 5 to Oct. 12, 2016