Vernon Leroy Meeks, 80, long time residence of Callahan, went home to be with the Lord on October 10, 2016.
He was born February 14, 1936. He was the son of the late Neil and Margaret Johnson of Jacksonville. He retired from a lengthy career with US Gypsum and was a member of the River Road Baptist Church.
He is survived by three brothers: Neil (Linda) Johnson, Dale Johnson, Danny Johnson; three sisters: Marie Nettles, Barbara Yorkavitch and Martha Johnson; several nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Funeral Service will be 10:00 AM Thursday October 13th, 2016 in Evergreen Chapel with Reverend Wade Mask officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Arrangements are with Evergreen Funeral Home and Crematory 4535 Main Street Jacksonville, FL 32206 (904) 353-3649.