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Robert Lee Meekins


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Robert Lee Meekins, 73, was born November 15, 1943 to A.D. and Eula Mae Meekins in Frost, Texas. He passed away on May 6, 2017 in Ellijay, Georgia. He graduated from Roswell High School, Roswell, New Mexico in 1961. He served in the United States Navy after graduation until his retirement. He served as a Chief Electronics Technician during his service in the United States Navy from August 1961 to May 1981. His cremains will rest at the Georgia National Cemetary.
Robert is preceded in death by his mother and father, A.D. and Eula Mae Meekins and his first wife, Sarah Meekins, as well as his stepson, Gary Riddick. He is also preceded in death by his sisters: Earlene Meekins and Earnestine Pleasant; and his brothers: Audry Vernon Meekins, Terry Meekins, Clarence Meekins, and Leonard Meekins.
Robert is survived by his second wife, Barbara Meekins of Buford, Georgia; his daughter Gail Kimbrough of Huntington Beach, California; and his granddaughter La’Tasha Kimbrough of San Bernadino, California. He is also survived by his brothers: James Meekins and his wife Linda of Frost, Texas; and Leroy Meekins also of Frost, Texas; and his twin sister: Corine Dawson of Portland, Oregon; and sisters Debra Young of Roswell, New Mexico; Sherry Shiner and her husband Jimmy of Portales, New Mexico; and Holly Cannon and her husband Ebbie of Cedar Hill, Texas.
Robert is also survived by his stepson Gary’s daughter, Nicole Daley and her children Shania Riddock, and Cydney Daley of Virginia Beach, Virginia; his step-daughter, Velma Stanford and her children Mark and Karen Standford of Massillon, Ohio; as well as an aunt and an uncle, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and all others left to cherish his loving memories.
A memorial service is scheduled on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 11 a.m. at the Heritage Memorial Chapel, 17712 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA. Robert’s nephew, Pastor Terrance Meekins of the Cornerstone Faith Church of Moreno Valley, California will officiate. A repass will follow at Dilday Chapel, 17911 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, California.
Family and friends are encouraged to attend.

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