Humphrey Ira Meeks

Radioman Third Class

Gardendale, Alabama

Humphrey Ira Meeks, age 86 passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather who was very much loved and will be greatly missed.

Mr. Meeks was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served his country proudly during the Korean Conflict on the USS Skagit.

He retired from Joslyn Manufacturing as a plant manager and he served his Lord faithfully as a member of Roebuck Park Baptist Church and later Pineywood Baptist Church in Gardendale.

Mr. Meeks was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris Ivagene Gurley Meeks and a brother, William Earl Meeks. He is survived by June Olive Meeks; his children, Christi Fink (Jim), Jeff Meeks (Janet), and Lisa Meeks; step-children, Phillip Streetman (Mary), Debbie Malinak (Joe), and Donna Verellen (Tom); Sister-in-law, Linda Harbison (Randy); his grandchildren, Andreia Livingston (Chris), Shelby Fink, Shannon McAvoy (Josh), Christopher Avalos (Abigail), David Meeks, Jesse Smith, Ben Verellen and Devon Verellen; Great grandchildren, Kimberly and Katelyn Livingston, Blake Campbell, and Everly Avalos; a host of nieces, nephews, and many cherished friends.

A visitation will be held on Monday evening November 27th at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel from 5 until 8 PM followed by chapel services on Tuesday beginning at 2 PM. Interment will follow in Jefferson Memorial Gardens in Trussville.

Arrangements under the direction of Ridout's Gardendale Chapel, Gardendale, AL.