Mr. George Franklin "Sonny" Meekins
02/08/1938 - 02/28/2020
Mr. George Franklin “Sonny” Meekins, age 82, of South Hill, died on Friday February 28, 2020. He was a former Motorcycle Police Officer for the city of Norfolk, VA. After his law enforcement career he went on to become a commercial airline pilot for Piedmont Airlines and retired as a pilot for US Airways. He became certified and piloted the Boeing 767 jumbo jet. Mr. Meekins is survived by his wife of fifty years, Jeanette Meekins of South Hill; his four sons: Sonny Meekins, Jr. and his wife Michelle of Virginia Beach, VA; Jeffrey Kirk Meekins and his wife Lisa of Virginia Beach, VA; Gilbert Bradley Meekins and his wife Lindsey of Midlothian, VA and Greg Meekins and his wife Crystal of Virginia Beach, VA; his four grandsons: Evan, Jared, Kasey and Cooper; his sister, June Ceremsak and her husband Tom of Frisco, TX and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be sent through our webpage, www.crowderhitecrews.com. Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Meekins family.