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Bob MeadowsRobert E. âBobâ Meadows, 82, of Greens Fork, passed away on Easter Sunday, March 31, at Glen Oaks Health Campus in New Castle.
He was born on November 19, 1930 in Spencer, Indiana to Merle and Frances Meadows. He served in the US Army He married the former Fola Joan Swain on December 23, 1952. They were blessed with 2 children and 57 years of marriage before her death on September 24, 2010.
Mr. Meadows attended IU East and Earlham College over the years. He was formerly a mechanic at Kurdyâs Chevrolet in Richmond and worked as a project engineer and later headed the engineering department at the former Wayne Corp. He was an avid trap shooter and NTPA tractor puller when better health permitted. He enjoyed taking his annual fishing trip to Kentucky Lake, wintering in his motor home in Melbourne Beach, Florida and playing euchre with his friends in Economy. Mr. Meadows was a member of Hagerstown Masonic Lodge #49, F & AM. He had served on the board of Greens Fork South Cemetery and was a former chief of the Greens Fork Fire Department.
Mr. Meadows will be missed by his daughter, Julie Gregory (Jerry Johnson), of Richmond; son, Brent Meadows, of Hagerstown; sister, Patricia Wyatt (John), of Richmond; grandchildren, Alexandra M. Meadows, Joshua Robert Gregory, Nicholas Baker and Adrienne Baker; daughter-in-law, Jamie Meadows; and son-in-law, Scott Gregory. He also leaves behind with gratitude his special friends and caregivers, Wendy Wilkinson and Corinne Ferrara.
A Masonic memorial ceremony will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. A funeral ceremony will take place immediately following and the Wayne County Honor Guard will conclude with military rites
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 11:00 a.m. â 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, at the funeral home.
Private burial will be held in Greens Fork South Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Greens Fork Fire Department, 114 East Pearl Street, Greens Fork, IN 47345.
So sorry for you loss, I just lost mom 4 wks ago.
Kevin and Frank Kirk Apr 15 2013 12:00 AM
Julie and Brent- Thinking of you at this time of your dad. Let us know if you need anything. The MEADOWS were always Great neighbors. will be missed! Sincerely, Jim and Vickie
Jim and Vicke Williams Apr 5 2013 12:00 AM
I wanted to say hello and say how sorry I am for your loss. Your Parents were wonderful people and gave us all many happy memories growing up.
My thoughts and prayers will be with you.
Tony Benson Apr 5 2013 12:00 AM
I am sorry the hear about the passing of your Dad
may God comfort your family at this time.
Wally Apr 4 2013 12:00 AM
Brent and Julie,
I am so sorry for your loss. I wanted the two of you to know that I was thinking of you and praying for you.
Gary Snowden Apr 4 2013 12:00 AM
Sorry to hear about Dad. Him and Mom are together again and I have so many memories of them and us growing up. Love you guys.
Mike Clark Apr 4 2013 12:00 AM
Bob was a great co-worker when I worked at Wayne Works. I learned a great deal from him. He will be sadly missed.
William Kramer (Bill) Apr 4 2013 12:00 AM
So sorry for your loss. Pepal was loved by many and will truly Be Missed. This man always had a smile on his face to share with others..
Jerry & Jayne Hillman
Scott & Jenifer Asleage & Family..
Brent, Julie Josh Apr 4 2013 12:00 AM
Julie/Brent, Bob was a patriarch of Greens Fork. He will be missed. The two of you are in my thoughts.
Judy (Gillespie) Scott Apr 3 2013 12:00 AM
i wanted to say sorry for your loss. i am related to the Meadows.
alice craig Apr 3 2013 12:00 AM