DEATH / OBITUARIES :Andy Mejides has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 6, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
My father in-law Andy Mejides passed yesterday peacefully in his sleep. He was at home w/family and loved ones. A Hialeah pillar as the first Hispanic elected to the Council in 1971. Led IAM Union Local 702 for Eastern Airlines. A great family man. We will miss you Abuelo Andy. pic.twitter.com/Na29aPhRQo
— David Perez (@DavidPerezFL) March 6, 2020
We lose another giant from “el exilio histórico”. Andy was a pioneer in Hispanic politics in #Hialeah. Great #tennis player too. Our condolences to the Mejides & Pérez family. #RIP https://twitter.com/DavidPerezFL/status/1235987367451910145 …