Obituary: William Meeker


A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for William E. Meeker, 69, of LeClaire, was held at 11 a.m. Monday, April 12, at Our Lady of the River Catholic Church, LeClaire. Visitation was one hour prior to Mass on Monday at the church. Burial followed in Glendale Cemetery, LeClaire, where military honors were accorded. The McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home, Bettendorf, assisted the family with arrangements.

Mr. Meeker died Monday, April 5, 2021, at his home.

He was born Aug. 15, 1951, in Clinton.

He married Linda Long Feb. 16, 1974, in Rock Island.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Todd; his mother, Dolores Derby; his father, Ed (Sandy) Meeker; a sister, Glenda Rumburg; and his brothers, Terry Meeker, Glenn (Kait) Meeker, and Larry (Holly) Derby.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to Disabled American Veterans.

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