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Eldridge Roosevelt Meeks, Jr.

January 12, 1932 October 21, 2017
Eldridge  Roosevelt Meeks, Jr.
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Obituary for Eldridge Roosevelt Meeks, Jr.

Eldridge Roosevelt Meeks, Sr., 85, of 222 Courtland St., Danville, Va., passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017, at SOVAH Health, Danville, Va. He was born January 12, 1932, in Danville, Va. to the late Alice Elizabeth Meeks and the late George Meeks. Mr. Meeks proudly served his country in the US Army and later worked as a carpenter for Stanley Furniture for a number of years prior to his retirement. Mr. Meeks was married to Louise Meeks, who predeceased him and of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by four daughters, Monalisa M. Hooker (Brian) of Dry Fork, Va., Alice Elizabeth Meeks, Sylvia Ann Williams (Mark), and Mary Leigh Widdifield, all of Danville, three sons, Eldridge R. Meeks, Jr. (wife) Vickie of Danville, David Wayne Meeks of Ringgold, Va., and Preston Keith Meeks (Diane) of Concord, NC. He is also survived by a brother, Jack Eugene Meeks of Danville, 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

In addition to his parents and wife, Mr. Meeks was predeceased by four sons, James W. Meeks, Bobby Lee Meeks, Warren Meeks, and Michael R. Hamilton, a sister, Christine M. Combs and a brother William “Bill” Meeks.

A visitation by family and friends will be held at the home of his daughter, Monalisa Hooker, 495 Pleasant Gap Dr., Dry Fork, Va. on Monday, October 23, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. You are invited to stop by during that time to visit and share memories.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Meeks family. Online condolences may be made at

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5:00 PM 10/23/2017 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/23/2017 8:00:00 PM
Monalisa Hooker

495 Pleasant Gap Dr.
Dry Fork, VA 24549

Monalisa Hooker
495 Pleasant Gap Dr. Dry Fork 24549 VA
United States

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