Fred P. "Tiny" Meech CHAPIN - Funeral service for Fred P. "Tiny" Meeh, Sr., 86, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Burial will follow in St. Andrews Lutheran Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo. Mr. Meeh passed away Thursday, October 17, 2013. Born in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of Frederick and Fernande Prud'Homme Meeh. He was the husband of the late Dorothy Britt Meeh. Tiny was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was a member of the American Legion and was State Director for American Legion Baseball 1970-1985. Tiny was a graduate of USC where he played football from 1945 - 1948 and was a baseball umpire. He was a former City of Columbia Police Officer and had retired from the Employment Security Commission. He is survived by a son, Fred P. Meeh, Jr.; daughters, Karin Huusko (Michael), Christine Elmgren, Carol Hollingsworth, Mary L. "Dolly" Meeh, daughter-in-law, Donna Meeh; 12 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, Henry T. "Buster" Meeh; sister, Mary L. Meeh; and great-granddaughter, Winter LeNoir Bradberry. Memorials may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 525 St. Andrews Road, Columbia, SC 29210. Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.
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Published in The State from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2013