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Patrolman Leonard Meeks, Jr. | North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

Patrolman

Leonard Meeks, Jr.

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

End of Watch: Monday, December 25, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

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Patrolman Leonard Meeks was killed in an automobile accident while responding to an officer needs assistance call in Chatham County.

His vehicle skidded off the roadway and struck a tree.

Patrolman Meeks was survived by his wife and two children.

In October 2013 the North Carolina Department of Transportation renamed the Rocky River Bridge on US 64, east of Siler City, in his honor.

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PATROLMAN LEONARD MEEKS JR. YOU WERE HONORED YESTERDAY BY A BRIDGE BEING NAMED IN YOUR HONOR. ITS BEEN ALMOST 41 YEARS SINCE YOU PASSED AND YOU SHOULD KNOW THE SILK HOPE COMMUNITY CENTER WAS FULL OF PEOPLE THAT YOU TOUCHED AND SOME YOU NEVER KNEW BUT YOU TOUCHED THEM ANYWAY. YOUR BRIDGE IS ON US 64 EAST OF SILER CITY,NC THE BRIDGE CROSSES THE ROCKY RIVER HERE IN CHATHAM COUNTY. FRIENDS AND FAMILY TRAVELED FROM NEAR AND FAR TO BE THERE TO REMEMBER,REFLECT AND HONOR YOU. YOU ARE MISSED EVERYDAY AND TRUELY LOVED AND MISSED.

TROOPER SEAN CLEARY
NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL
October 26, 2013

 

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