Johnny Dale Meggs
March 29, 1945 ~ November 11, 2023
Carthage, North Carolina
Resided in: Carthage, North Carolina
Johnny D. Meggs, 78, of Carthage, passed away, Saturday, November 11, 2023, at home, surrounded by his family.
Born in Moore County, on March 29, 1945, he was a son of the late, Houck and Lucille Meggs.
Johnny met the love of his life, Barbara, in 1962. They married in 1967 and had 2 children, and over the years were blessed with 6 grandchildren. He spent his entire life as a devoted family man, and was proud to be a husband, father and grandfather.
Johnny proudly served in the ARMY during Vietnam, as a Combat Engineer, and was awarded a Bronze Star for bravery and valor.
He was a jack of all trades and could do anything. He enjoyed farming, gardening, fishing, and wood-working . He was especially proud of restoring his old Farmall tractor.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother: Sam Meggs.
Johnny is survived by his wife, Barbara Carlyle Meggs, of 56 years, son; Christopher (Jennifer) Meggs, daughter: Courtney (Leonard) King; his brother, Larry Meggs; sister, Billie (Gene) Fox; brothers: Pat (Billie) Meggs and Ricky (Tanya) Meggs, and sister: Jan Talley; grandchildren Tyler Meggs, Parker Meggs, Sarah Meggs, Elliot King, Charli King, and Evan King; as well as a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at 1 PM at Horseshoe Presbyterian Church. The family will receive guests at the home throughout the week.
Online condolences may be offered at www.PinesFunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Durham VA Medical Center (https://www.va.gov/durham-
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Meggs family.