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Theodore Robinson Meekins, Sr.

July 26, 2012

Manteo- Dare County native Theodore Robinson Meekins, Sr. passed away Thursday July 26, 2012 in Nags Head with the family he cherished by his side. He was 84. Theodore or “Champ” as he was known locally, was the son of the late Norfleet Price Meekins and Bessie Daniels Meekins. He was the husband of the late Amanda Meekins.

Champ served his country honorably in the United States Coast Guard during World War II. Following his service Champ enjoyed many adventurous years of travel and eventually returned home to his beloved Dare County where he and his wife raised their family. He was a devoted member of Haven Creek Baptist church for many years, and was employed in grounds keeping for several local businesses.

A private and reserved gentleman, Champ will be remembered as strong, loving family man and a quiet servant of his church and his community.

A service of remembrance will be held at the Gallop Funeral Services Chapel in Nags Head Thursday August 2, 2012 at 1:00 pm with a visitation one hour prior. Burial at Haven Creek Cemetery on Burnside Road in Manteo, will follow the service.

Condolences to the family may be expressed via the online register at www.gallopfuneralservcies.com. Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.