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Frederick A. Meeks

May 3, 1936 June 16, 2016
Frederick A. Meeks
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Frederick A. Meeks, age 80, died on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at University Hospital Cleveland in Cleveland, Ohio after a period of declining health.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, June 25, 2016, 11:00 AM at the Christ United Church of Christ, Orrville. Rev. Randy Gehres will be officiating. In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place.

Visitation will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016, 6-8 PM at Gresser Funeral Home in Orrville. The family suggests that friends may make a donation to the Christ United Church of Christ Memorial Fund, 201 N. Main St.,Orrville, OH 44667 in his memory.


Fred was an army veteran, worked for Orrville Products, Inc. for 43 years and later at the Pines Golf Club as a mechanic. He was an avid reader, mechanical wizard, country music lover and classic car enthusiast. Family was very important to Fred. He visited his family in Kansas and Missouri every year and took his mother-in-law, Helen Brown, who died April 25, 2016, out to eat every Friday night. He will be remembered as a loving husband, son, father, grandfather and brother
He attended Christ United Church of Christ in Orrville.

Surviving are his wife, Mary, Orrville; daughter, Jeryl A. (Chuck) Proudfit, Mason, OH; grandchildren, Kevin J. Tyson, Orrville; Aidan L. Proudfit and Maya K. Proudfit, Mason, OH; great-grandson, Cameron J. Tyson, Orrville; and siblings, Catherine Richmond, Kansas City, MO, Sharon Hon, Kidder, MO, and Sam (Margaret), Orrville, OH.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Teresa H. Tyson and her husband, Bill Tyson.

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25

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11:00 AM 6/25/2016 11:00:00 AM
Christ United Church of Christ

201 N. Main Street
Orrville, OH 44667

Christ United Church of Christ
201 N. Main Street Orrville 44667 OH
United States
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