Paul J. Meeks

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Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 9:08 am

Paul J. Meeks Sr., 83, of Washington passed away Wednesday, November 8, 2017, at his residence.

He was born February 4, 1934 in Lewistown, IL, son of Leslie and Erma Feaster Meeks.  Paul married Beverly Mazon on September 15, 1956 in San Diego, CA. She passed away on August 27, 2004. 

Surviving are one daughter, Dori (Kent) Eichelkraut of Washington.  Also surviving are six grandchildren, Paul “PJ”, Tonya, Heather, Hallie, Evan and Makyah; six great-grandchildren Victoria, Mason, Autumn, Connor, Aleigha and Gunner.  One brother, Willis (Judy) Meeks of Washington; and one sister, Connie Widdell of Topeka, IL also survive.

One son, Paul Jr., seven brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.

He was an honorably discharged U.S. Marine Corps Veteran. Paul owned and operated STS Chemical Termite and Pest Control in Washington from 1987 until his retirement on October 31, 2017.  He never met a stranger, with his goal in life being to put a smile on someone’s face every day.

A memorial visitation will be held Monday, November 13, 2017 from 4-6:45 p.m. at Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington.  A memorial service is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, November 13, 2017, also at the funeral home. Pastor John Rothfusz will officiate.  A private inurnment will be at Glendale Cemetery in Washington at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name may be given to the American Heart Association.  To share memories and condolences with the family, visit www.masonfuneralhomes.com.

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