Mr. Meehan was an electrician retired from Monsanto Chemical Company, where he had worked for 40 years. He was a member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Bud was a founding member of the Belleville Enduro Team and a U.S. Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Rose Mary, nee Peters, Meehan, whom he married on July 22, 1961, and who died January 18, 2013; his parents, Lawrence and Mary, nee Heffern, Meehan; and a brother, William Meehan.
Surviving are two sons and a daughter, Patrick (Sarah) Meehan of Aurora, IL,
Shawn (Diane) Meehan of Smithton, IL,
and Kellie Meehan (Rick Daab) of Waterloo, IL;
seven grandchildren, Kaitlyn Ghiotto, Nolan and Connor Meehan,
Corey and Austin Meehan, and Joe and Grace Daab;
three great-grandchildren, Alayna Meehan and Penelope and Wesley Ghiotto;
a sister, Patricia (Jack) Gilmore of Collinsville, IL;
a brother, Francis Meehan of Belleville, IL;
a sister-in-law, Barbara Meehan of Dupo, IL;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: A celebration of Bud’s life will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2015, at TR’s Place, 4901 Concordia Road, Belleville, IL.
Praying Jesus surround you with the comfort only He can provide at this time of loss.
Also Praying that all those wonderful thoughts of special times spent with “Bud” that bring that smile to your face- comfort you today and the many years to come!
We love you all and are hearts are with yours!
Tim and Anna higgins, OfAllon, Mo, 63368
Shawn and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. If there is anything that I can do while I’m in town please let me know. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayer. I hope that you find peace during this time.
Alex Dahm and Michela Dahm, Anchorage, AK, 99506
TO FRAN AND ALL THE MEEHAN FAMILY, I AM VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. BUD WAS MY FRIEND. MY B.E.T MENTOR. I WILL MISS HIM SO MUCH. GOD BLESS YOU ALL. SCOTT VALLANDINGHAM
SCOTT VALLANDINGHAM, BELLEVILLE, ILLINOIS, 62223
my condolences to buddy family he was a childhood friend and a great guy we had a lot of good times. RIP my friend see you on the other side
jim albert, lockhart, texas, 78644
Very sorry to hear the sad news, very good person. May God bless the family.
robert spells, fairview heights, ill, 62208