OBITUARY ~ KENNETH "KEN" MEIGS
January 10, 1945 ~ December 28, 2009
Kenneth MEIGS, 64 of Bremerton [WA], died December 28, 2009. He was born January 10, 1945 in Redding, IA to Clifford & Ida
(YATES) MEIGS. He graduated from SKHS and Olympic CC.
Ken was self employed for more than 30 years as a General
Contractor. He was also a Specialist 5 in the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam and earning the Purple Heart & Bronze Star.
He was a member of VFW and American Legion.
Ken coached girls fastpitch softball and enjoyed fishing, hunting, sports & gardening. He collected hot wheels & comic
books for kids & grandkids, liked watching his kids & grandkids, watching old westerns with his grandson Sawyer, and
having Sunday dinner with family.
Surviving are sons Ken (Cindi) MEIGS, Jr. of Gresham OR & Corey TUCKER of Bremerton;
daughters Kelsi (Brannon) WILLIAMS of Bremerton & Keri MEIGS-GROEBNER of Belfair; brothers Chet (Gladys) MEIGS & Walt
both of Bremerton, Charlie (Deena) MEIGS of Belfair; sisters Phemie KNOX, Phyllis (Art) COOK & Frieda SPAIN, all of
Port Orchard, Mabel RAINY of Bothel; sister-in-law Mary MEIGS of Port Orchard; grandchildren Kolton, Konnor & Kadon
MEIGS, Sawyer, Austin & Wesley WILLIAMS, & Trevor GROEBNER.
He was preceded in death by brothers Bill & Max MEIGS.
Special thanks to Doctors Malcolm Winter, Ron Reimer, Joe Johnson & Dennis Willerford, and Chuck Boyd of the Seattle
Cancer Care Clinic. Burial will be at Tahoma [WA] National Cemetery with a Celebration of Life to be held at a later date.
Pendelton-Gilchrist Funeral Home of Port Orchard, Washington, was in charge of arrangements.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, April of 2012
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