Meek, Robert G. 1925-2019

Robert Gail Meek was born April 23, 1925. The son of Irvie Clive Meek and Audrey (Morin) Meek in Worth County, Missouri. He passed away Oct. 18, 2019 at the Worth County Convalescent Center.

After graduating high school Robert worked at farming and truck driving. He married Virginia Belle Thomas on April 10, 1955. They farmed and milked cattle in the area until they moved to Lyons, Colorado in 1970. While living there he worked in maintenance and welding at a cement plant. They returned to Grant City in 1990.

Robert was an avid gardener, very creative inventor and hard worker. He was also very generous with his money and time, such as the Dollar General, restored and maintained the cemetery south of town. Also, contributing to the skating rink and Mission Possible. He was also a very loving husband, caring for Virginia until her death.

Robert is preceded in death by: his parents; wife; sister, Donna Robertson and husband Truman Robertson; brother, Edward Meek and wife Pauline Meek; nephews Ronald Meek, Dennis Meek and Gary Robertson.

He is survived by: nephews, Dan Meek of Covey, North Carolina and Stephen Robertson and wife Candace of Warrensburg, Missouri; and several great-nieces and nephews.

Robert deeply appreciated the care and attention given him by Madelyn and Carl Meek, Mosiac Hospice, the girls from Home Instead, and workers at Worth County Convalescent Center.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home with Pastor Len Green officiating.

Interment will follow the service at Grant City Cemetery.

Family will receive friends from 1 p.m. Until service time at the funeral home. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.