Meng Jingzi (孟敬子) was the son of Meng Wubo (孟武伯), who first appeared in Chapter VI of Book 2 of the Analects. Like his father, Meng Jingzi was also a minister. Apparently, he had a reputation for micromanagement and an inability to focus on the big picture.
Appearances in the Analects of Confucius
Book 8, Chapter IV
When Zengzi was ill, Meng Jingzi came to visit him. Zengzi said: “When a bird is about to die, his song is sad; when a man is about to die, his words are good. In following the Way, a leader cherishes three things: in his demeanor, he stays far from violence and arrogance; in his countenance, he invites trustworthiness; in his speech, he avoids vulgarity. As for the details of the ritual, these will be taken care of by the functionaries.”