Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


October 31, 2013

Richard A. Meis - 1941-2013

VANCEBURG — Mr. Richard A. Meis, 72, of Vanceburg, passed away at 8:35 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at his home after a brief illness.  

Richard was born Oct. 10, 1941, in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Sherman and Betty Cornell Meis.

He was also preceded in death by a brother, David Meis.

Richard was of the Christian faith. He worked in maintenance for the City of Toledo for 10 years and also worked as a security guard for the city.

He enjoyed camping with his wife and sons, and he loved to go fishing and bowling. His favorite pastime was to ride motorcycles.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marlene McIlrath Meis, whom he married Oct. 14, 1965, in Michigan; two sons, Paul (Jeanine) Meis of Toledo and Michael (Leslie) Meis of Manhattan Beach, Calif.; and a brother, Danny Meis of Northwood, Ohio.

A memorial service will be at the convenience of the family.

Gaydos Funeral Home in Vanceburg is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to gaydosfh.com.

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