Meeker, Sr., William G.
Enfield: William G. Meeker, Sr., 74, of Enfield, died May 17, 2014 at Cayuga Medical Center. He was born in Ithaca in 1940 to the late Lawrence and Hilda Gess Meeker and was a 1958 graduate of Ithaca High School. After service in the US Navy, he married Paula Patricia Rinchack in 1963. Bill retired from the NYS DOT in 1991 and enjoyed his daily walks in Treman Park and spending time with his family. In addition to his parents, Bill was predeceased by his brother, Richard Meeker; and brother-in-law, Richard LaBumbard, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Paula; sons, Richard (Angela) Meeker, William (Suzanne) Meeker, Jr., John Meeker; and daughter, Helen (Gary) Jenness. Also surviving him are his sister, Shirley LaBumbard; and brothers, Larry (Sally) Meeker, and John (Denise) Meeker; along with grandchildren, Amanda (Robert) Stanhope, William G. Meeker, III, Bryan Meeker, Brody Towner, and Katie Towner. Friends may call at on Wednesday evening, May 21, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Herson Wagner Funeral Home at 110 Geneva St. in Ithaca where a funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 22, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery, Trumansburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Enfield Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. at 172 Enfield Main Road, Ithaca, NY 14850.
Herson Wagner Funeral Home
110 S. Geneva St. Ithaca, NY 14850
Published in Ithaca Journal on May 19, 2014