Woodrow “ Woody” Meeks, 83, of Currie, NC, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at his home.
He was born in Horry Co., SC on November 3, 1928, the son of the late Jacob B. and Joann Johnson Meeks. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sylvia Deaver and step-son, Jim Paul Anderson, Jr., also five sisters and two brothers.
Surviving is his wife of thirty-five years, Peggy F. Meeks of the home; five sons, Eddie Meeks and wife, Carol and Donnie Meeks all of Currie, NC, Kenneth Meeks of Castle Hayne, NC, Jimmy Meeks and wife, Wanda of Wilmington, NC, and Gary Meeks and wife, Sandra of Raleigh, NC; two daughters, Sandra Garrett and husband, Douglas of Castle Hayne, NC and Gail Walker and husband, Harry of Boiling Spring Lakes, NC; one step-son, James Anderson of Leland, NC; four step-daughters, Kay Anderson Helms of Meridian, ID, Patricia Anderson Helms and husband, Kenny of Concord, NC, Fay Anderson Sneed and husband, Mark of Delco, NC, and Hattie Anderson Reedy and husband, Tony of Carolina Beach, NC; twenty-seven grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8-00 pm, Wednesday, June 6, 2012 Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, June 7, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel by Rev. Brian Beaver. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bethel Baptists Church, 1224 Old Highway 87, Riegelwood, NC 28456.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation , 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099