Robert H. "Bob" Meeks, 84, of East Palatka, passed from this life on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at his home following an extended illness. He was born April 22, 1933 to Carroll R. and Emily May Meeks in Memphis, Tenn. His family moved to Caddo Gap, Arkansas in 1937. He attended John Campbell Elementary School in Palatka and in 1946 the family moved to Satsuma. He later attended Crescent City High School. Bob enlisted in the U.S Army in 1950 and served his country in the Korean War. He was honorably discharged in 1953 with the rank of Staff Seargent. Bob later worked for Hudson Pulp and Paper Co. which became Georgia-Pacific. He retired as a Power Plant Shift Engineer in 1996 following 46 years of service.
Bob was preceded in death by his son, Randy Meeks and grandson, Brandon Meeks.
He is survived by his loving wife, Ann B. Meeks, a son and two step-sons, 4 daughters, 1 step-daughter, 1 granddaughter and 6 grandsons.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Bob's Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com .
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.