of Dallas, TX
March 13, 1965 - May 7, 2022
David William Meek, 57, of Dallas, Texas, passed away from pancreatic cancer at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, May 7, 2022.David was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on March 13, 1965, to James William Meek and Rebecca Sanders Meek. The family moved to North Little Rock, Arkansas in 1972 where he graduated with honors from Northeast High School in 1983. David graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Architecture in Fayetteville where he was a member of Alpha Rho Chi Fraternity and the American Institute of Architects. David worked for several firms in Little Rock before moving to Dallas in 2008 to work for Rees Associates, Inc., and where he worked for his most recent firm, Hodges Architects. In 1995, David met the love of his life, David Peters. After being committed to each other for over a decade, David Meek married David Peters on November 6, 2015. They shared an incredible life together, including adopting a beloved dog, Lucca, who joined David's Siamese cat, Thai, making them a family of four. They loved immersing themselves in Dallas culture including museums, music, movies, and going to comedy clubs together to name a few. David's love of art and movies also led him to work, for a time, at the Dallas Museum of Art and Landmark's Magnolia Theatre. David had many interests from historic homes, the Titanic, and bottle collecting, joining The Bottle Club in his youth. His love of all things historical included the Civil War, Arkansas history, Frank Lloyd Wright, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, the Arts and Crafts movement, the Craftsman Style, and collecting antiques, art, and antique cars. He had a passion for genealogy, tracing his family roots back to the 1500's. David's devotion to his family and friends was clear in his kindness, compassion, generosity, and loving nature. If someone needed help David would drop everything to be there for the people he loved. David was an extraordinary man, husband, fur baby daddy & uncle, son, brother, nephew, cousin, and friend and is deeply missed by everyone who had the opportunity to know him. He was preceded in death by his father, James Meek; grandparents, Homer and Sibyl Meek, of Alma, Arkansas; and Ted and Jo. T Sanders, of Marshall, Arkansas; and his cherished cat, Thai. David is survived by his loving and devoted husband, David Peters, and beloved dog, Lucca; Mother, Rebecca Sanders Meek, of North Little Rock, Arkansas; Sister, Susan Meek, of Fayetteville, Arkansas; uncle and aunt, Ted and Nancy Sanders, of Mountain Home; and numerous cousins, extended family, and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the North Little Rock Animal Shelter, 1 Championship Dr., North Little Rock, Arkansas, 72116 or the Sherwood Animal Shelter, 6500 N. Hills Blvd, North Little Rock, Arkansas, 72120A ''Celebration of Life'' will be held on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 2:00 P.M., with a visitation held 30 minutes prior to David's celebration, at 1:30 P.M., at Roller-Owens Funeral Home in North Little Rock, 5509 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Jim and Rebecca are dear friends of my parents so David, Susan and I spent a lot of time together in our early childhoods. I have very fond memories of playing with David and Susan in our mother's hometown of Marshall, AR, at Greers Ferry Lake and at their home in Indian Hills. I'm so sorry for your family's loss and my thoughts are with you all and David P.
I'm so sorry for the loss of your son Mrs. Meeks. I know he'll be missed
David will surely be missed. Our love to his family.
I grew up beings friends with David on Osage drive in Indian Hills. I remember him being a kind and caring friend. As usual you loose track of people in life but I'm glad to hear he found happiness and love. He touched many peoples lives and his memory will live on.
Becky, Joe and I were surprised and saddened when we read of David's death. We will keep you and Susan in our thoughts and prayers.
I am so sad to learn about David. He was such a kind and gracious classmate at Northeast High School. Each of you on my heart and in my prayers.
Always the kindest spirit. There to pick you up and brush you off whenever something got you down. Blessings. 💕
David was such a kind, sweet soul. He will be greatly missed.
My prayers and condolences for all of David's family.
David's Mother Rebecca and I are lifelong friends having been raised together in Marshall, AR . David had many varied interests and talents. He had a particular fascination with all things Titanic. He will be missed by family and friends. My sincere condolences to David Peters.
My deepest condolences to the family