|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1943|
|Death: ||Mar. 24, 2012|
James "Jim" L. Meekin, 68 of Andrews and formerly of Huntington, passed away Saturday March 24 at 11:30 pm at Parkview Huntington Hospital.
He graduated from Huntington High School in 1961 and was an assembly worker at General Electric for 32 years where he also served as a volunteer fireman, retiring in 1997. He was a member of Etna Avenue Wesleyan Church, and enjoyed golf, bowling, and doing volunteer work at Miller's Merry Manor.
Jim was born September 16, 1943 in Huntington, the son of James and Evelyn (Chapin) Meekin. On September 26, 1964 he married his beloved wife of 47 years Barbara J. Elsten in Huntington, and she survives in Andrews.
Also surviving are 2 daughters Sharon (fiancÚ Loren Swanson) Beck of Markle, Jean Ann (Jerry) Jones of Andrews, a son James L. "Jimmy" (Nanette) Meekin Jr. of Markle, 8 grandchildren Jonathon, Zachery, Joshua, Meghan, and Dana Beck, Jacob, Joel, Miranda "Mia" Meekin, 1 great-granddaughter Breanne Beck, 5 brothers Richard, John, Jeff, Dave (Sandy) and Randy Meekin all of Huntington and a sister Linda Goings of Huntington.
He was preceded in death by 2 granddaughters Sarah Beck and Alicia Meekin and an infant sister.
Visitation will be held Tuesday March 27 from 4-6 pm at Etna Avenue Wesleyan Church preceding the 6:00 pm funeral service at the church with Pastor Tom Bradley officiating.
Burial will be at a later date in Markle Cemetery.
Preferred memorials are to the Etna Avenue Wesleyan Church c/o Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.
James Meekin (1919 - 2011)
Evelyn Mae Chapin Meekin (1920 - 2007)
Markle (Huntington County)
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Record added: Sep 08, 2012
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