News Item: George G. Meehan
(Category: June 2020)
Posted by kylet
Thursday 04 June 2020 - 12:41:47


George G. Meehan age 86, of Portland passed away Tuesday evening June 2, 2020 at his son's residence. He was born in Portland on December 2, 1933 the son of Lawrence and Isabelle (Lamburn) Meehan. He was married on April 20, 1957 to Deloris Butcher and she passed away on June 21, 2004.

He was a 1951 Portland High School graduate and served in the Army National Guard. He was a member of American Legion Post #211, V.F.W. In Fort Recovery, Portland Eagles Lodge, Portland Moose Lodge, Bryant Senior Citizens and lifetime member of Indiana Sheriffs Association. He had worked at Union City Body Co., Sheller-Globe and Jay County Court House.. He served on the Portland Police Dept. and Jay County Sheriff Department serving as Jay County Sheriff from 1982-1990. He was a Jay County Councilman and served on the City and County Police Reserves.

Surviving are his son John Meehan (wife Janie) of Portland, one sister Martha Miller of Bryant, Four granddaughters Amanda, Carrie, Olivia and Marcy. Four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter Rosalind McAfee.

Funeral services will be Friday June 5, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Baird-Freeman Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Hines presiding. Burial will be in Lawndale Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 11:00 – 2:00 PM. Memorials can be made to State of the Heart Hospice.

This news item is from Baird-Freeman Funeral Home
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