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Melvin "Bo" Meeks


1918 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Melvin "Bo" Meeks Obituary
Melvin "Bo" Meeks, a veteran of World War II, passed away Friday, May 2, 2014. Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church, 1201 SH 360, Mansfield 76063. Interment: Mansfield Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Blessing Funeral Home, Mansfield. Melvin was born Oct. 8, 1918, in Washington, D.C., the son of Orville and Mary Miller Meeks. He graduated from Mansfield High School in 1938. In the 1950s, he helped start the Mansfield Volunteer Fire Department. He also served on the Mansfield School Board for several years. He retired from Keech Metal Works at age 65. Melvin was a longtime member at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church where he served as a greeter until age 91. Melvin was preceded in death by a son, Charles. Survivors: Wife of 71 years, Lois Meeks; children, Sandra Myers and husband, Charles, Jerry Meeks, Raymond Meeks and wife, Debra; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Published in Star-Telegram on May 4, 2014
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