Jode Robert Meeker, 48, passed away on October 25, 2011. He was born on July 7, 1963 in Greybull, Wyoming.
He attended Greybull Elementary, Junior High and High School. After high school, he moved to Sheridan, Wyoming to attend Sheridan College.
Jode moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1984 to attend DeVry University. He graduated from DeVry with a degree in electronics engineering, and went to work for Allied Signal’s Aeronautics Division.
He met June Barton in Phoenix and they were married on August 10, 1985. He worked at Allied Signal for over 16 years, until his health forced him to retire in 1998.
Jode met Corine Rougemont in 1997 in Phoenix and they were married on October 23, 1999. In 2006, he returned to Dayton, Wyoming. His motto was, "No Bad Days", and Jode lived every day accordingly.
Jode was preceded in death by his grandparents, Morris and Plet Johnson Avery, Steven and Cloris Shumway Meeker, his sister-in-law Arely Hidalgo Mendoza Meeker, and his special "Aunt" Becky Shipley.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Lynne Avery Small and Bobby Ray Small of Lake Eufaula, OK; his father Robert Shumway Meeker and father’s partner Carole Wagner, of Ranchester, WY; his sister, Robin Meeker Gaston, her husband Keith and nephews, Sage, Dane, Tynan, and Ash, of Ft. Collins, CO; his sister, Misty Meeker Oxborrow, her husband, Eric and nieces MacKenzi and Maya, and nephew Tosh, of Mesa, AZ; his brother Dustin Meeker, and niece Macy, of Cabo San Lucas, MX.
A wake will be held in Jode’s honor Saturday, October 29th at 2pm at Elk View Lodge in the Big Horn Mountains between Sheridan and Greybull.
Online condolences may be written at www.kanefuneral.com.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.