David L. Meeker

David L. Meeker, 79, of Henderson, Nev., and formerly Republic, died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Henderson.

David was born Aug. 23, 1934, to Elliot and Eleanor Meeker. He was a graduate of Republic High School and Bowling Green State University. He retired as a major after serving 20 years in the United States Marine Corps.

David is survived by his wife, Ann (McClelland) Meeker, whom he maried June 1, 1957; son, Kenton (Becky) Meeker of El Cajon, Calif.; sister, Shannon Marr of Arizona; two granddaughters, Kayla and Carissa Meeker; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Todd.

A memorial service will take place in Henderson. A military memorial with full honors and interment will take place in San Diego at a later date.