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Benjamin Franklin Meeks PDF Print
Thursday, June 20, 2013 12:14 AM

March 27, 1924-June 18, 2013


Benjamin Franklin Meeks, 89, of Delphos died at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at Vancrest Healthcare Center.

He was born March 27, 1924, in Delphos to George W. and Lucinda (Johnson) Meeks, who preceded him in death.

Survivors include a niece, Judy Parsons; and a nephew, Michael Closson.

He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Closson and Marie Miller; two brothers, George W. Meeks Jr. and Ivan Meeks; three stepbrothers, William “Hick” Nelson, Marvin “Toad” Nelson and Francis Nelson; and a stepsister, Eileen Reinaball.

Mr. Meeks loved country music and playing the mouth harp.

A private burial will be held at a later date in Truro Cemetery.

Memorials are to donor’s choice.

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