Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
April 2, 2012 11:31 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — R. Dean Meeks, 85, of Eastgate Drive, died Friday, March 30, 2012, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon.

He was born Nov. 26, 1926, in Coshocton County to the late Burl H. and Lola Creta (Hoberg) Meeks. He was retired from the Ludlow Corp. in Mount Vernon after 40 years of service. He was a member of the Warsaw Presbyterian Church. Dean was a longtime member of the Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite and Aladdin Shrine. He was a 1944 graduate of Warsaw High School. Dean was a very kind person and respected all people.

He is survived by a special friend, Lucille Cooper of Mount Vernon.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, with Minister Victor Slutz officiating. Burial will be in the Tiverton Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Visit

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