Born on November 10, 1920 in Gerry, NY, he was a son of the late Jay Nathan and Lillian (Wilson) Meabon.
On March 21,1947 in Jamestown, NY he married Shirley R. Hallock who passed away October 27,2001.
He was a 1938 graduate of Bradford High School.
He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps on April 10, 1942 and was honorably discharged on December 10, 1945.
After his military service, he worked as a truck driver for Leo Zandi and then worked as a machinist for Dresser Manufacturing, retiring in 1982.
He was an avid bowler, hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by two sons Jay (Jo Anne Bigley) Meabon and Jon (Dorie) Meabon, both of Bradford; a son in law, Carl W. Clark of Bradford; a sister, Geraldine Bryan of Ontario, Canada; a brother, Charles Meabon, of Wilmington, NC. two granddaughters, Jodi Meabon, Jacki (Matthew) Carinci, one grandson, Jace Meabon, five great grandchildren, Nicholas and Tyler Carinci, Gage and Chelsea Brien and Carly Jo Evers and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter Jan Clark; one sister Marie Stroyer and one brother, Jay Marion Meabon in infancy. Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, Monday, September 24, 2012 in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, Inc., South Ave., where funeral and committal services will be held at 11 AM, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 with Rev. Tom Verner, pastor of the First United Methodist Church, officiating. Committal services, military honors and burial will follow in WIllow Dale Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to American Cancer Society , McKean Co. Unit 95 Main Street Bradford, the American Heart Association 823 Filmore Ave. Erie, PA 16505, Kids and Cancer, PO Box 1299, Bradford or the charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences my be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com