Robert “Bob” Henry Meehan, 86, of Bethalto, passed away at 7:25 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at his home with his family by his side.
He was born July 28, 1929, in Bunker Hill, the son of Thomas David and Amelia (Decker) Meehan Sr.
He married Leona Heuer on Jan. 7, 1951, in Bunker Hill. She passed away Nov. 5, 2007. He later married Phyllis Massick on April 28, 2012, in Michigan. She survives.
Bob was owner/operator of Meehan’s Grocery in Bunker Hill and Bethalto. He was a member of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Bethalto. He was a 4th Degree Knight, a Grand Knight and a member of the Knights of Columbus in Bethalto. He also was a Winter Texan and a member of the Sit and Chat Club for over 50 years.
In addition to his wife, Phyllis, he is survived by three daughters and their spouses, Diane (Tom) McKaig of Edwardsville, Debbie Meehan (Deb Bertinetti) of Shipman, and Denise (Greg) Bruckert of Bunker Hill; four grandchildren and their spouses, Bret (Melissa) McKaig, Kasey McKaig, Kristopher Bruckert and Kelsey (Justin) Hamilton; three great-grandchildren, Hunter and Brady McKaig and Amelia “Mia” Hamilton; a brother-in-law and his wife, Kenneth (Judyth) Heuer of Dorsey; and several nieces and nephews as well as his extended family in Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife; and his siblings, Thomas Meehan Jr., Kathleen Spellman, Eileen Bode and Rosemary Hubach.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Bethalto.
A Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at the church with Father Tom Liebler and Father Kevin Sullivan officiating.
Burial will be private.
Memorials may be made to Our Lady Queen of Peace Youth Group for a trip to Poland or Our Lady Queen of Peace Food Pantry.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto will be in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.