Joe Meo, a popular golfer in this area, died Nov. 8 at age 97.
Meo was born May 5, 1917, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He and wife Ann moved to Carolina Shores from New Jersey in 1986. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was an active member of the Knights of Columbus at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in North Myrtle Beach, S.C.
During the funeral Mass Friday, Nov. 14, Rev. D. Anthony Droze used a phrase from a World War II documentary in describing Meo as “a trophy of God’s grace.”