Kenneth Ray Meek

Born in Jackson, TN on February 22, 1957

Departed on January 18, 2014 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Kenneth Ray Meek “Ken” was born on February 22, 1957 in Jackson, TN, and passed away on January 18, 2014 in Hendersonville, TN. Ken was a coach for Hendersonville girls’ softball and a competitive bowler for many years. He will be remembered for his love of the Tennessee Vols, but more importantly he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, brother, and friend to many.
Ken is preceded in death by his parents, Bobby and Shirley Meek. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Karen Meek; daughter, Kacy Meek; sisters, Kathy Fisher (Scott) and Kelli Meoli (Michael); nieces and nephews, Jordan & Greyson Cash, Rachel, Lauren & Dylan Meoli; special cousin, Rob Mayo (Darla); mother-in-law, Thelma Brymer; brother-in-law, Richard Brymer; beloved dog, Kiki & grand dog, Bear, as well as a host of other family and friends.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 from 5-8pm. A life celebration ceremony will be conducted on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 12 noon in the chapel of Hendersonville Funeral Home.

35 Comments to Kenneth Ray Meek

  1. Donna Pack Waddell
    January 19, 2014 8:30 pm

    Kenny, you will be greatly missed but always remembered. I pray that God gives your family peace and comfort during this most difficult time of loss.

  2. Cindy Smrt
    January 19, 2014 8:55 pm

    RIP, Kenny! I’ll always remember the good times in high school and your crazy sense of humor. So glad I got to see you at our reunion! Prayers to your family.

  3. Lisa Clements
    January 19, 2014 9:37 pm

    You don’t always remember everybody in your graduating class but we all remember Kenny. one of the good guys!

  4. Teresa Robertson
    January 19, 2014 10:05 pm

    Lots of memories from Bemis days of Kenny. RIP!

  5. Melissa lindsey
    January 20, 2014 7:59 am

    Kathy , Steve and I are so sorry about your brother. May god wrap his arms around your family and comfort them.

  6. Mary Kay and Ray Franski
    January 20, 2014 8:58 am

    Kelli and Michael:

    There is no way to convey how sorry we are for your loss. Please know that you are in our prayers and in our hearts. May the love of Family and Friends help you through this difficult time. love Mary Kay and Ray

  7. Candy and Jack McMahon
    January 20, 2014 9:28 am

    To Ken, God speed ! Rest in peace, you will be missed. To Karen and Kacy, we love you both and we are here anytime you need to just talk, laugh, or be comforted, please know we are available to you both.

  8. Pete Dicson
    January 20, 2014 10:14 am

    Ken you made the world a better place. I bet you can’t count the number of girls you influenced through softball our greatest trip was the Touney somewhere in FL. It rained for days and you did your best to keep a bunch of teen age girls content. Ken I will always be sorry I didn’t take u and Karen on my boat last summer. Don’t delay seeing your friends, there’s a last summer for us all. Ken you are my friend and I will miss you. Don’t rest in peach, be yourself and party.

  9. Connie , Tim , Kati , Jeffrey , Becca , Jake , Jenny & Jaycie Keyes
    January 20, 2014 10:18 am

    Prayers go out to all the family ! We are so sorry to hear of your loss , he will be missed by many !!!

  10. Cathe Dobbs
    January 20, 2014 11:02 am

    Ken ~ A very special person that was always laughing and smiling. You were a great husband to my dear sweet friend Karen, and a loving devoted father to Kacy. May you rest in peace dear friend. Prayers of love and comfort to Karen, Kacy and your family. I’m so glad you and Karen moved to Texas when I was there and we were able to have some good times together. You will be missed. May you rest in peace.

  11. Susan Haney-Reagan
    January 20, 2014 11:11 am

    Kathy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. I will always remember Kenny at SSHS. He was always entertaining everyone.

  12. Kim Smith
    January 20, 2014 11:31 am

    Karen and KK — Praying that God will give you both peace and comfort that only HE can provide during days like these….So many memories and all of them so GOOD!!! He was taken way too early but the ole saying “only the good die young” comes to mind when thinking of him. Always smiling….LOVE YOU GUYS!

  13. Debbie Howes
    January 20, 2014 11:57 am

    I am so sorry to see you go. Someone as special as you will surely be with the Lord. Karen and Casey, my heart goes out to both of you. If there is anything i can do, let me know.
    I agree with the previous comment… only the good die young.

  14. Holly Meadors
    January 20, 2014 12:27 pm

    Thoughts & Prayers are with you all during this time of need !!!

  15. Ron Dix
    January 20, 2014 12:50 pm

    Karen and Kacy, so sorry to hear of your loss. Ken Loved the two of you so much. Ken was a friend who I will miss but will never be forgotten.. May God bless you during your sorrow.

  16. Debbie and George Deskins
    January 20, 2014 1:13 pm

    RIP Ken. Karen and Kacy, you two are in our prayers during this time. We are here if there is anything you need.

  17. Barbara Howes
    January 20, 2014 2:07 pm

    Ken was such a loving husband and dad. Much love to Karent and Kacey in the days to come. If you need a road trip; you are always welcome at our home!

  18. Pam West
    January 20, 2014 2:37 pm

    Praying for you and your family Kelli during this difficult time. So very sorry.

  19. Ronald (joe) and Barbara J Knuutila
    January 20, 2014 3:11 pm

    So sorry for your loss let me know if there is anything I can do for you.

    joe

  20. Doug and Karen Leath
    January 20, 2014 3:12 pm

    Thinking of you during this time of sorrow. Karen, Kacy and the entire family, you are in our hearts and prayers daily. May the Lord give you comfort and strength today and always in the days ahead. May your wonderful memories be a constant reminder of the love you shared with your loving husband, father, brother and a special friend to many. He has left a wonderful memory for you all to cherish.

  21. stacy and mark sullivan
    January 20, 2014 4:15 pm

    We are thinking of you and your family. Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your sweet brother. I am so glad I got the chance to meet him. We are here for you if you need anything!!!

  22. charles,floyd
    January 20, 2014 6:02 pm

    Sorry for your lost our deepest sympathy i will keep you in my prayer gape love charles floyd

  23. Troy Meeks
    January 20, 2014 7:52 pm

    So sorry for your loss Karen and KK. I’ll always remember Ken as “Coach.” He had such a positive influence on so many young girls as they were growing up playing softball over the years for Coach Ken. He was a good guy and I am lucky to have known him.

  24. velma and Thel
    January 20, 2014 8:39 pm

    Oh kenny , you will be missed. We loved you. Rest in peace. Your life gone too soon.

  25. Velma and Thel Morris
    January 20, 2014 8:42 pm

    We loved you, gone but not forgotten. God had better plans…

  26. James Turpin
    January 20, 2014 9:50 pm

    We will miss you my friend. I am so sorry to see you go but I know that one day we will all see you again. I consider it to be an honer to have known and worked with you for the past several years. Karen and Kacy I am very sorry for your loss and we will remember you guys in our prayers.

  27. Kate and Adam Walker
    January 21, 2014 1:42 am

    To an amazing man who will be missed. We will never sit on our front porch without missing the sound of a guitar coming from across the street. Karen and Kacy, we are truely sorry for your loss and are thinking of you.

  28. Karen, Lacey & Torri
    January 21, 2014 7:48 am

    Karen & Kacy you are both in our prayers. We have so many fun memories together traveling with the softball team. Ken was taken to young. God must have needed another coach in heaven. Know he is always with you even if you can’t see him now. Just remember you have your own guardian angel now who is watching over you always.

  29. ARNIE AND CAMMY
    January 21, 2014 8:31 am

    WE MEET THROUGH OUR KIDS AND SOFTBALL. BECOME FRIENDS AND SPENT COUNTLESS HOURS TOGETHER. SOFTBALL WAS A BIG FAMILY, AND YOURS WAS HUGE. YOU TREATED OTHERS CHILDREN AS YOUR OWN. I AM VERY PROUD TO HAVE CALLED YOU MY FRIEND.KAREN AND KK. PLEASE REMEMBER KEN WAS SO PROUD TO BE YOUR HUSBAND AND FATHER. YOU WERE THE LIGHT THAT SHINED SO BRIGHTLY IN HIS EYES.HE IS IN GODS HANDS NOW. GOD BLESS YOU BOTH.

  30. Victor Robertson
    January 21, 2014 9:31 am

    Thank you Ken for being a best friend in high school. Your passing has stopped me in my tracks. I always thought that one day we would meet again and laugh about the old days. You will be missed but not forgotten. Thoughts and prayers to your family during this time.

  31. Kevin Hamilton
    January 21, 2014 3:15 pm

    Sorry, Ken, but you will always be “Kenny” to me. Thanks for some wonderful SSHS memories. Prayers for your family in the days ahead. Go rest high on that mountain.

  32. Jeff Cooper
    January 22, 2014 12:05 am

    Kenny and I shared so many good times and learning experiences back in the day. When I think of Kenny I see him barefoot and banging the gears on that old 67 Mustang of his. He also had a laugh that would brighten anyone’s day …. Karen – your Husband, Kacy – your Dad, Kathy and Kelli – your Brother — was my Friend. I pray that God will comfort and bless each of you during this time.

  33. Sharetta and Aisha Walker
    January 22, 2014 11:47 am

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you today. We, as many do, have such great softball memories with the Meeks’ family! May God bless and keep you during this difficult time.

  34. Mike, Debbie and Sylvia Corwin
    January 22, 2014 8:42 pm

    Ken was a wonderful person. Had so many good times with Karen and Ken in Gatlinburg. Sending our love out to Karen and Kacy. Love you.

  35. The Munn Family
    January 23, 2014 1:08 am

    Karen and Kacy- We are praying that God will hold you close to his heart during these difficult times. Although the pain will never go away, time will help it hurt less. It is death that makes life so tender and it seems God’s plan for Ken was bigger than what he could do here on earth. We pray that each day God is with you in your heart and mind to remind you that it is because of death that we are all able to live. May God be with you as you mourn the loss of such a wonderful man.

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