|Birth: ||May 17, 1931|
|Death: ||Aug. 28, 2012|
Ruben F. Meece, 81, of Bowling Green, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at 5:30 a.m. at Rosewood Healthcare Center.
He was born in Russell County on May 17, 1931, to the late Elmo and Carrie Upton Meece.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Raymond Meece; and a sister, Joyce Popplewell.
He retired from the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War on the USS Enterprise.
He also was a retired dairy farmer from Russell County. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans Association and a member of Russell Springs Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita Nelson Meece of Bowling Green; a son, Terry Meece and his wife, Carol, of Florida; two daughters, Patty Hill and her husband, Neil, and Debbie McBeath; and close friend and adopted daughter, Lou Watkins, all of Bowling Green; six grandchildren, Shawna Rainwater and her husband, Vince, Chris McBeath and his wife, Deena, Leah Meece, Erin and Amber Groff and Terry Meece; six great-grandchildren, Chase, Mariah, Morgan, Landon, Keegan and Devon; a sister, Lois Dutton and her husband, Ottis, of Russell County; a half-sister, Cathy Reno and her husband, Jack, of Indiana; a daughter-in-law, Ann Meece of Lexington; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends may call on the family from 1 p.m. until service on Friday with the funeral service starting at 5 p.m. at the funeral chapel.
Cremation will follow the services.
Elmo J. Meece (1909 - 1963)
Carrie Lee Upton Meece (1911 - 1935)
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Maintained by: Gladys Turner Dinkeloo
Originally Created by: RFB Jenkins
Record added: Sep 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96838195