In memory of
Mr. Leon Meeks
Mr. Henry Leon Meeks, age 79, of Toccoa, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born October 3, 1935 in Toccoa, he was the son of the late Messer Farmer and Lydia Cash Meeks.
Mr. Meeks was a member of Carnes Creek Baptist Church and graduated from North Georgia Technical College. He was an electrician for Coats and Clark, an electrical contractor, and an instructor at North Georgia Technical College, where he later retired as the maintenance engineer.
Family members include sons and daughters-in-law, Danny and Martha Meeks of Young Harris, and Dale and Donna Meeks of Toccoa; a daughter, Jan Meeks of Blue Ridge; sister, Yvonne Trotman of Toccoa; grandchildren, Daniel and Michelle Meeks, Deanna and Jonathan Lodge, Holly and Andrew Parish, Jeffery and Candy Meeks, and Clayton and Ashton Meeks; great-grandchildren, Ethan Lodge, Kara Lodge, Isabelle Meeks, and Evelyn Parish; and the mother of his children, Willie Jo Meeks.
Funeral services will be held at Four o'clock Friday, April 3, 2015 at Zebulon Baptist Church with the Rev Ronnie Shiflet, the Rev. Matt Bowman, and the Rev. John Brown officiating.
Burial will follow at Zebulon Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Georgia National Guard.
The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Jonathan Lodge, Daniel Meeks, Andrew Parish, Jeffery Meeks, Clayton Meeks, and Thomas Steele.
The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 5pm â€“ 8pm Thursday, April 2, 2015.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Zebulon Baptist Church.
Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
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