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E. Bruce Meeks

June 30, 1932 January 22, 2019
E. Bruce Meeks
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E. Bruce Meeks, 86, of Hot Springs passed from this life on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at his home. He was born June 30, 1932 in Bismarck, AR. He was the son of Oler Meeks, Sr. and Mary (Burroughs) Meeks.

He was a lifelong educator, beginning his teaching career in Bismarck and later advancing into administration at Keokuk, IA. He received his doctorate degree from Iowa State University and moved to Saint Charles Parish as superintendent. He then served as Superintendent of Hot Springs Public Schools. He ended his career as a professor at the University of North Texas.

He is preceded in death by his parents, siblings: Leecie Richerson, Frank Meeks, Hurlie Meeks, Vance Meeks, Oler Meeks, Jr., Edith Blades, Muriel Kinkeade, and Billie Jean Meeks.

Survivors include his wife, Winnie Meeks; son, Greg Meeks; daughter, Suzanne Helmick, grandchildren, Terez Patterson, Erin Wirtmiller, Brent Meeks, and Regan Helmick; and seven great grandchildren, Landon, Logan, Lily Grace, Kaiden, Kylee, Ella and Lindy.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to the Caring Place (www.thecaringplacehotsprings.com), which is a special place of support for people with Alzheimer's and dementia.


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Friday

25

Jan

2:00 PM 1/25/2019 2:00:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Caruth-Hale Funeral Home
155 Section Line Road Hot Springs 71913 AR
United States
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