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Loyde T. Meeks

October 22, 1935 May 31, 2009
Loyde T. Meeks
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Loyde T. Meeks, age 73, of Eaton, OH passed away Sunday, May 31, 2009 at Hospice of Dayton. He was born October 22, 1935 in Preble County, OH to the late Stanley L. and Dorothy (Somers) Meeks. Loyde was an active longtime member of the Eaton United Church of Christ, Eaton, OH. He was employed at the Dayton Press Company for over 30 years and was a member of the 25 year club, later retiring from the Marathon South Station of Eaton, OH after 15 years of employment. He had been a Boy Scout Leader for Troop #78, coached little league in Eaton for many years and was member of the Eaton Jaycees Club. Loyde was also a longtime Preble County farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter Dana Meeks Adkins; infant sister Mary Margaret Meeks; brother-in-law Billy Dean Cameron; and father-in-law Leslie Dean Cameron. He is survived by his wife of 54 years Jean (Cameron) Meeks of Eaton, OH; son Dean Allen Meeks of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; daughter Debbie Meeks of Eaton, OH; son Douglas Cameron Meeks of Eaton, OH; granddaughters Deanna (husband Michael) Medley of Lebanon, OH and Catherine Jean Adkins of Eaton, OH; great grandsons Leslie and Galen Adkins and Raji Banerjee all of Lebanon, OH; brothers and sisters-in-law Earle and Bettye Meeks of West Manchester, OH, George and Connie Meeks of Huntersville, NC and Darrell and Pam Meeks of Eaton, OH; mother-in-law Iva Cameron Loy of Eaton, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, June 4, 2009 at the Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH with Pastor Larry Ganger officiating. Burial will in Preble Memory Gardens, West Alexandria, OH. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 P.M. on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Eaton United Church of Christ, 113 West Decatur Street, Eaton, OH 45320 or Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting

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