Norfolk; Phillip K. Meekins, Sr., 69, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2007 at his residence.
He was born August 23, 1937 in Avon, NC the son of the late Paul and Doris Meekins. Mr. Meekins was a merchant marine. He also had worked for the Army Corp of Engineers and at the Navy Commissary in Norfolk.
He is survived by a son Phillip K. Meekins, Jr. and his wife Marnie of Hardy, VA and a granddaughter Morgan Doria Meekins; a sister, Paula Meekins Hines and her husband Wilber of Kitty Hawk, NC; a host of nieces and nephews. His sister Julia Meekins Self also passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2007 and a sister Jean Garrity died before her.
A memorial service will be celebrated Friday, January 12, 2007, at 7:00 PM for both Phillip and his sister Julia at Azalea Garden Church of God, 1541 Centerville Turnpike Virginia Beach. Pastor Aubrey Maye will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Azalea Garden Church of God, Care Ministry. Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5792 Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at Altmeyer.com.