Woodrow “Woody” Meeks

November 3, 1928 - June 2, 2012
Woodrow “Woody” Meeks


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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  • June 06, 2012
    James & Brenda Bozeman says:
    Eddie and Family, we have all of you in our thoughts and prayers. God be with you.

  • June 03, 2012
    Marie Lovett says:
    I know I didn't know him, but I do know the kids. I'm sorry to heard of your lose. I will keep you in my prays.

  • June 05, 2012
    Ricky Meeks says:
    Great-Uncle Spartman as I know you !! Many Thanks for being Nice to me when we saw each other!! I will never forget when you was at New Hanover Mem.Hosp. some years ago love to tell few jokes !! I was very sad to hear of your death you are with God and many family members your brother-My Granddad & Mom. I Love You Uncle Spartman and Many God Blessing's ALL FAMILIES for Your Great Lost !!

  • June 05, 2012
    Louann Browning says:
    I am so sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • June 09, 2012
    Kerry Cloyd says:
    Don, I am so sorry for your loss. Losing both parents in 6 months must really be tough.. Please call if you need anything. My heart goes out to you and the rest of the family..