Richard 'Dick' Meadows


KENNEY — Richard “Dick” Meadows, 80, of Kenney, passed away at 4:51 a.m. on July 18, 2019, at his family residence, Kenney.

A time to celebrate Dick’s life will be held from 9–11 a.m. on Thursday, July 25, 2019, at the Kenney Fire Department, Kenney. Graveside services will follow the visitation at the Baptist Cemetery, Kenney, with Scott Marsh officiating. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to Kenney Fire Department or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Dick was born on May 14, 1939, in Kenney, the son of Earl and LeMira (Luckenbill) Meadows. He married Karen L. Johnson on March 18, 1961 in Clinton.

Survivors include his wife, Karen L. Meadows, Kenney; children, Lori Dawn Layer, Warrington, Pa.; Mary Lisa Meadows, Kenney; Robert Daniel Meadows, Rochester, Ill.; five grandchildren, Lindsay Jordan Layer; Jacob Daniel Layer; Julia Michelle Meadows; Justin Michael Meadows; Jonathan “Jack” Matthew Meadows, siblings, Beverly (Harold) Palmer, Kenney; Dorothy (David) Sparrow, Kenney; and Margie (Larry) Cooper, Clinton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and two brothers.

Dick retired from the Operating Engineers #965 after 53 years of service, he retired from the Kenney Fire Department. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, but most all he enjoyed spending time with his family.

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