Dec. 28, 1965 – July 1, 2014
John Meeks, 48, a longtime resident of Mangum, Okla., died on July 1, 2014, at his residence in Mangum.
John was born in Lovell on Dec. 28, 1965, to Frank Dalton and Twila Wanda Meeks. Growing up in Lawton, Okla., John graduated from Lawton High School and later moved to Mangum. Among many occupations, John worked in the oil industry and enjoyed his time in Louisiana. Health issues caused him to leave the workforce.
He enjoyed cooking, barbecuing, and working on his computer, which helped him keep in touch with family and friends. John was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Altus, Okla.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Wanda, and half-sister JoAnn Biundo. John is survived by one daughter, LeAnne Meeks Wilson, of Oregon, and one brother, Brian Meeks, as well as other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be at a later date under the direction of Greer Funeral Home of Mangum.
The family would like to thank John’s caregivers and the Wynn family for assisting John in these last months. Online tributes may be made to the family at www.GreerFuneral.com.