Lee Allen “Bubba” Mealer was called home on May 4th, 2021. He was 65. He was the youngest son of James Edward and Ellen Tucker Mealer, who both went home before him. He was a loving husband to his wife Beverly, to his sons Christopher and Darren, an adoring grandfather to JT Biggers, Adrianna, Blake, and Trinity Mealer. He was also blessed to be a great grandfather to Braylynn Biggers and Blake Jr. Anthony Mealer. He is survived by his brother James C. Mealer, nephews James T. and Jarrett (Jamaica) great-nephew Hunter, cousins Carman Graham and Ellen Rasmussen Gale and many other cousins and relatives. He was loved by many family and friends, known for having a huge heart and touching the life of all those he came across.
He was born in Michigan City, IN and moved to South Haven, MI in high school. He played varsity football for South Haven and then coached Freshmen, JV, and Varsity football. He helped organize youth Baseball, Softball, and Rocket Football in South Haven. He helped with the Haunted House at the Town Hall for so many years. He organized the music for Blueberry Festival, Harbor Fest, Taste of Battle Creek, and all across the Midwest. He sang in the choir in high school and was even sent to Europe and performed in the church from the film The Sound of Music. He continued singing throughout his life. From the choir at Peace Evangelical Lutheran church, to singing with his good friends Steve and Kate Otto with The Sounds of Elvis.
His loss is one that will always be felt. The family wants to thank all those who have had kind words and memories of Lee to share. A CELEBRATION OF LIFE will take place Saturday, June 26th, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Filbrandt Family Funeral Home in South Haven. A luncheon will follow the service at Lakeside Entertainment at 09921 Blue Star Highway, South Haven, Michigan 49090. For anyone wanting to send cards and condolences you may do so by sending them to The Mealer Family, P.O. Box 166, South Haven, MI 49090.
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