John Robert Meek

John Robert Meek

Date of birth January 21 1924
Date of death January 21 2013

John Robert Meek died Monday, Januray 21, 2013 at the age of 88, just 4 days short of his 89th birthday.

John Robert Meek was born in Portland, Oregon January 25, 1924 to James R. and Clairissa S. Meek.

He attended Springfield and Bear Creek grade schools. He attended Molalla High School. From March 19423 to november 1945, he served in the Army Air cops base of operations in the Panama Canal Zone and the Galapogos Islands.

On October 3, 1942, he maried Margaret Lucille Feller in Vancouver, Washington.

He worked in the timber industry, starting as a choker setter and then rafted logs on the Willamette River, scaled logs and workded as a weigh master at Avison Lumber Co. in Molalla. he enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret; sons; Richard of Elgin, OR., and Terry of Molalla, Robert of Canby; daughter, Janice Beck of Woodburn; sisters, Margaret Wetherill, of Clifton, Indiana, and Charlotte Adair, of Dundee; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

There will be a Private Family Graveside on January 24th at Zion Memorial Cemetery 1:00 PM.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bristol Hospice.

Arrangements entrusted to Canby Funeral Chapel.