Mr. George Randy Meeks, age 70 of Buford, formerly of Ellijay, GA passed on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at Piedmont Atlanta.
Mr. Meeks was born on May 24th, 1949 in Gainesville, GA to his late parents, Leonard B. and Virgie Oshields Meeks. George was a graduate of Gilmer High School, class of 1969 and went on to serve his country honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam war. He was of the Baptist faith and was also a member of the American Legion and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday November 5th, 2019 from the Logan Funeral Home chapel with Min. Butch Jones officiating. Military honors will follow in the Logan Funeral Home pavilion with rites performed by the North Georgia Honor Guard. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Cemetery with Mark Chitwood, Robert Meeks, Jeremy Meeks, Dewayne Green, James Jones, Austin Lummus, and Jeremiah Tatum all serving as pallbearers.
He is survived by his daughter, Kristin Meeks of Buford, GA; grandchildren, James Lewis Jones, Jeremiah George Tatum, and Kayleigh Tatum; sister, Faye Jean Olsin of Gainesville, GA; brother, Bobby Meeks of Ellijay, GA; several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends from 4pm until 9pm on Monday November 4th at the Logan Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Legion at 297 Legion Rd. Ellijay, GA 30540 the Sons of Confederate Veterans or to the Gilmer County Historical Society at 138 Spring St. Ellijay, GA 30540 in memory of Mr. Meeks.