William James Meek Jr. - 12/3/2018
“It is with great sorrow that we recently lost one of our long-time friends and employees, Bill Meek. We shall miss him dearly and we are grateful for the time we had with him.” - Stephen K. Thomas, CEO
From the Funeral Home:
William James Meek Jr. passed away December 3, 2018 at home in rural Bidwell.
“Bill Jr.” was born June 1, 1956 at Holzer Hospital to William James and Martha Meek. He graduated from Gallia Academy High School in 1974, where he lettered in varsity track in the 2 mile run. He graduated Cum Laude from Rio Grande College in 1977 with a B.S. in Communications, and completed extensive post graduate studies in Rhetoric at Ohio University.
He married Diana L. Wheeler on the 19th of July 1980 at the Dexter Church of Christ. Together they were blessed with 5 children, Heather (Jerry) Lambert, Holly J. Meek, William James Meek III, Jeremy B. Meek and Hannah R. Meek. They were also blessed with 1 grandchild, Luke Lambert. Bill spoke of his family with pride and loved them all dearly. William served as a Clinical Director and Substance Abuse Counselor for nearly 30 years and wanted to make a positive impact in the community he loved and lived his entire life. He was faithfully taught to Love the Lord by his mother, who preceded him in death last year.
Friends and family may call at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home on Tuesday December 11, 2018 from 5-8 PM. Funeral and burial services will be held later and will be private.
An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com