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Ben Meeks

July 19, 1930 — August 15, 2014

Ben Meeks, Sr.
Eureka- Ben Jack Meeks, Sr., 84, of Eureka, IL passed away at 8:15p.m. on Friday, August 15, 2014 at Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka.
He was born on July 19, 1930 in Smithville, IL a son of Leslie and Erma Feaster Meeks. He married Harriet I. Demery on May 3, 1952 in Peoria, IL. She survives.
Survivors also include three sons, Benny Jack Meeks, Jr. of Eureka; David Meeks of Congerville; Darrell(Kathy) Meeks of Eureka; two brothers, Willis(Judy) Meeks; Paul Meeks both of Washington, IL; one sister, Connie Waddell of Topeka, KS; 10 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; one great great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers and two sisters and one great granddaughter
Ben worked at Pabst's Blue Ribbon in Peoria Heights for 23 years. Later he worked at the Eureka College in Security.
Ben served his country in the Army during the Korean War as a sergeant.
Ben loved to do outdoor work.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00a.m. on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Pastor Doane Brubaker will officiate. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 5-7p.m. at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka. Burial will be in Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka where military rites will be accorded at the grave.
Memorial contributions may be made to Maple Lawn Health Center in Eureka . Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.argoruestmanharris.com.

Visitation

AUG 19. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Funeral service

AUG 20. 10:00 AM (CDT)

Argo-Ruestman-Harris Eureka
508 South Main Street
Eureka, IL 61530-1316

Interment

AUG 20 (CDT)

Olio Twp
Eureka, IL

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