(DAVISTON) The funeral for K. Gaines Meigs, 79, of Daviston will be Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Keith Meigs officiating. Burial will follow at Daviston Methodist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
Mr. Meigs died Sunday, Sept. 27, at his residence.
A Daviston native, Mr. Meigs was born to Floyd and Vida Welsh Meigs on Jan. 27, 1941. He was a member of Daviston United Methodist Church, where he served as song leader for many years. He was the owner of Gaines Meigs Logging until his retirement in 2009. Most recently, he drove a special needs school bus for Tallapoosa County Schools.
Survivors include his wife, Billie Faye Meigs of Daviston; son, Keith L. Meigs (Stephanie) of Daviston; daughter, Tammy Jackson (Nick Jr.) of LaFayette; four grandchildren, Kyle Jackson (LaRae) and Katie McElvy (D.J.), both of LaFayette, Tiffany Pitchford (Jonathan) of New Site and Lance Meigs (Erica) of Daviston; nine great-grandchildren, Anna Kate Jackson, Emmalee Jackson, Landry Jackson, Rock Jackson, Jadon Pitchford, Clara Ann Pitchford, Allison McElvy, Jackson McElvy and Hunter Meigs; and three brothers, Joe Meigs (Ann) of Alex City, Floyd Meigs of Perryville and Webster Meigs of Wadley. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Carey Meigs; and sisters, Sue Meigs Wilkerson and Rebecca Meigs.
Pallbearers will be Lance Meigs, Jonathan Pitchford, Kyle Jackson, D.J. McElvy, Jerry Bice and Floyd Meigs.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.
Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.