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Celebrating the life of

George Russell "Chip" Meinert

Passed away on August 31, 2019

George Russell

George Russell “Chip” Meinert, 54, passed away August 31, 2019, surrounded by family. He was a native of Savannah, GA and a graduate of the American Marine Institute in Daytona, FL. He was a dedicated marine mechanic and long-time employee at Marine Max, formerly Sea Ray of Savannah.

Chip was deeply devoted to his family. A loving husband and father to his children, a wonderful brother and son, and irreplaceable friend to so very many. He is greatly missed. Surviving are his wife, Mary Newton Meinert, daughter, Chloe Louise Meinert, son, Jefferson McKinley “Mac” Meinert, daughter, Olivia Neville Meinert, his sister, Traci Meinert James, nephews Nicholas James, Zachary Duclos and niece, Elizabeth Ann Duclos.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Russell Meinert, father, George Henry Meinert, sister, Karen Meinert Duclos, and infant son Samuel Newton Meinert. Chip loved his family and friends and shared with them his passion for boating and fishing in the salt water creeks of the low country.

Please remember Chip in a special prayer of thanksgiving for a life well lived and Glory well deserved.

A private service was held Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Bonaventure Cemetery.

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Lisa and Traci I am so sorry and had no idea. Please know my thoughts, heart and prayers are with y'all and the kids. Chip was such a great guy. Miss & Love y'all.

- CARLA MILLS, SAVANNAH, Georgia


Mary, So sorry to hear about your husband. Prayers for you and children.

- Gloria Turner, Richmond Hill, Georgia


Mary, my thoughts and prayers remain on you and your family. May God keep you and comfort you during this difficult time. Please let me know if there is anything at all that I can do for you.

- Erika Brown, Savannah, GA


Lisa and Traci I am so sorry and had no idea. Please know my thoughts, heart and prayers are with y'all and the kids. Chip was such a great guy. Miss & Love y'all.

- CARLA MILLS, SAVANNAH, Georgia


Mary, So sorry to hear about your husband. Prayers for you and children.

- Gloria Turner, Richmond Hill, Georgia


Mary, my thoughts and prayers remain on you and your family. May God keep you and comfort you during this difficult time. Please let me know if there is anything at all that I can do for you.

- Erika Brown, Savannah, GA


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200