Wallace Meeks

Wallace Meeks

December 6, 1935 - June 2, 2018


Wallace Meeks, 82, died peacefully on Saturday, June 2, 2018 surrounded by his family.

Born in Naugatuck, WV on Dec. 6, 1935 to Samuel and Susie (Davis) Meeks and married Barbara Hollis on June 6, 1956.  She preceded him in death on July 30, 1996.   He retired from LTV Steel and enjoyed NASCAR racing.

Wally was a loving father to Linda (James) Simons of Parma, the late Elizabeth Meeks, Fred (Fran) Meeks of Brooklyn, Virginia (Conway) Heugel of Westfield Center and Mary (Ted) Gannon of Parma; grandfather to 7 and great-grandfather to 5.  He is also survived by his nieces and nephews that he was a father figure for as well as many others that hew as a grandfather figure for. He was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 2 sisters.

Friends may call Wednesday, June 6thfrom 3-6 p.m. at Murray Funeral Home, 173 S. Main St., Creston, OH where Pastor Freddie Ray will conduct services at 6:00 p.m.   A family burial will be held later at West Park Cemetery. www.Murray-Funeral-Home.com

To  leave an expression of sympathy for the family, please send through the Message Board on the left. 

Name: Stephanie Marcrom

To the family of Wallace Meeks, I was so sorry to hear about Buds passing, I will be thinking of you at this time.


Name: Marilyn Fender (Norris)

Linda, Fred, Jeni, Mary and families, I am so sorry. Bud will definitely be missed and I  know all of you are grieving, but now look forward to re-unititing with him someday. May God wrap his loving arms around you all and give you the strength you need for the days ahead. Bud is today, walking in his new heavenly body, pain free and he's probably sitting on the banks of the crystal clear river with your mom and Liz. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.


Name: Rosalie Mullins

Dear Wally,

As you leave us all, we knew your pain  and memories will always be with each of us. Thousands  of people you  knew  as we  will miss you dearly.    You were like a great Dad(the 3rd)   friend    in my life  and will truly miss you. With all my  prayers  and thoughts you will always be remembered.  Now you can dance sing and be with your loved ones. Until the day we meet again and forever   I LOVE YOU 


Name: Christina Corder

Our Deepest Sympathy!
A great soul has departed but the memories will never fade. Your loss is huge and we can only share in your pain. Wally was a very special man and loved by all. May God comfort you during this time.


Name: Brian Menegay

To all the family,

Thinking of you in your time of sadness. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was a truly loving and wonderful man. Hope your week gets better and you all can heal together as a family. That is truly what he would love. Love you all


Name: Angela

Sorry for your loss. Wally will always be missed and loved. We will never forget the memories that we had with him he always made you laugh no matter what







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