Paul “Dewey” Meskil, age 61, of Huey, passed away Monday, October 13 at Carlyle Healthcare Center. A graveside funeral service for 61 year old Paul “Dewey” Meskil will be held at a later date. The Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Meskil was born on September 13, 1953, in Highland, Illinois, a son of Edgar and Virgie (Heilig) Meskil. His parents, a sister – Esther “Liz” Cooley, and a brother – Thomas Meskil, preceded him in death.
Mr. Meskil is survived by a son – Chris Meskil; a daughter – Jessie Meskil; a granddaughter – Nikki Meskil; a sister – Hope Wiebler and husband Mike “Tiny” of Huey; his brothers – Ed Meskil and wife Betty of Carlyle, Roy Meskil and wife Carol of Wildwood, Florida, Max Meskil of Huey, and John Meskil and wife Rita of Huey; and a brother-in-law – Ralph Cooley of Pocahontas.
Dewey worked for the Centralia Humane Society.