Virgil H. Meeks

Virgil H. Meeks


Passed: Saturday, January 17, 2015
Funeral: Monday, January 19, 2015

Age: 85
Location: Lyman

Virgil Holmes Meeks, 85, of 101 W. Fox Ridge Drive, husband of Carolyn Parks Meeks, died January 17, 2015 at the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills.

A native of Stockbridge, Georgia, he was a son of the late Isaiah Philip and Marguerite Hughes Meeks, a well regarded craftsman, U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War, he was a faithful Christian and member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.

His first wife was the late Ozelle Eskew Meeks.


Surviving also are a daughter and son-in-law, Anne M. and Rick McKinney of Greer; a son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Ginger Meeks of Myrtle Beach; Carolyn's children, Rene' Coryell of Summerville, Jerri Parks of Norfolk, VA, Cheryl Parks of Danville, VA and Lance Parks of Easley; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Philip and Isabell Meeks of Macon, GA and Walter and Barbara Meeks of Fairburn, GA; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Ellen and Jim Thompson of Fairburn, GA and Katina and Clarence Davis of Colorado Springs, CO; seventeen grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services:

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Todd Johnson, Dr. Drew Hines.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held 6 until 8 p.m. Sunday at the Wood Mortuary.

The family is at their respective homes.

Memorials may be made to Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills, 680 Fairwinds Road, Landrum, SC 29356.

Online condolences may be made at www.thewoodmortuary.com.

Wood Mortuary

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