Gene Arthur Meeker, 69, rural Oskaloosa, died Aug. 18, 2012, at the Windsor Place Assisted Living Center in Lawrence.
He was born April 3, 1943, at Abilene, the son of Roy and Mable Steinbrook Meeker.
He was a 1961 graduate of Solomon High School and earned his bachelor’s degree in education and mechanical arts from Emporia State Teachers College in 1965.
Mr. Meeker was a school teacher and taught auto shop and industrial arts at Lecompton and Perry-Lecompton High School for many years. He also worked for the Aero Quip Co. in Lawrence before owning and operating Meeker Repair and Service in rural Oskaloosa.
He is survived by a cousin, Katherine Griffin, Abilene, and close friends.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Meeker.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the Abilene Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Barnett Family Funeral Home, Oskaloosa.
Memorials are suggested to Grace Hospice and sent in care of Barnett Family Funeral Home, P. O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, 66066.
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