Robert Meek


Birth: December 8th, 1923
Death: August 19th, 2010
Age: 86 years
Residence:Lansing
High School:Manton High School -
Affiliations: He was a life member of the American Legion Post #183, past member of VFW Post #701 and life member of the National Rifle Association
 
Served In: Air Force
Years Served: 1943 - 1945
Achievements: Robert proudly served in the 8th Air Force during WWII
 

Robert G. Meek

 

Lansing, Michigan

 

Age 86, went home to be with The Lord on Thursday, August 19, 2010. Robert was born December 8, 1923, in Muskegon, Michigan the son of Robert and Electa (Gallup) Meek. He was raised on a potato farm in Manton, MI, and graduated Manton High School. Robert proudly served in the 8th Air Force during WWII from 1943-1945. Mr. Meek was a former employee with John Bean and retired from the United Postal Service in 1975. He was a life member of the American Legion Post #183, past member of VFW Post #701 and life member of the National Rifle Association. A loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend will be missed by all that knew him.

 

He is survived by his loving wife, Lisa; children, Susan Matchie, John Meek, Frank (Kay) Duncan, Kathy Stephens, Faye Hoose, James (Kris) Duncan and Roxanne (Edward) Osborne; siblings, Weldon Meek, Forrest Meek and June Hastings; 10 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and friends. Robert was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Meek.

 

A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 11:00 AM at the Palmer, Bush & Jensen Family Funeral Home, Lansing Chapel with Pastor Don Denyes of South Church officiating. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Garden Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Monday, August 23, 2010, from 6-8 PM at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service. Contributions may be made to VFW Post #701 or Hospice of Lansing in memory of Robert. Condolences can be sent to the family at www.palmerbush.com.



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