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Leonard Wayne Meeks


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Leonard Wayne Meeks Obituary
Leonard Wayne Meeks, a longtime resident of Alamogordo, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012. He was 87 years and 2 months of age.
He was born in Greenfield on July 5, 1925, to Leonard and Catherine Meeks. He graduated from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. Leonard owned businesses in Alamogordo for more than 40 years, retiring from his last one, Hot and Cold Equipment Service, in his 70s.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Celesta Marie Meeks; a brother Bill Meeks; and sister Calla Brantley.
He is survived by his four children and their spouses, Cathy Jordan and her husband, Wendell, of Cloudcroft; Joyce Neveau and her husband, Doug, of Michigan; Leonard Meeks and his wife, Janet, of Tennessee; and Shaun Meeks and Tony Cubillas, of Santa Fe. He also leaves behind seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He will be missed.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, in the parlor room in the back of Grace United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be sent to the Palliative and Hospice Care Unit at the New Mexico VA Health Care System, 1501 San Pedro Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Sept. 11 to Oct. 10, 2012
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