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Richard Eugene "Rick" Meade, 69 of Tazewell, VA went home to be with the Lord Saturday, December 9, 2017 at his home surrounded by family.
Born November 15, 1948 in Tazewell, VA, he was a son of the late Albert P. and Frances Johnson Meade. He was a US Army Vietnam Veteran serving in the 1th Cavalry Division and was a recipient of three Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. Rick was a member of the Claypool Hill Church of Christ.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Britton Meade and a brother, Albert Preston Meade, Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Meade; son, Preston Meade and wife, Krista of Abingdon, VA; brother, Jimmy Meade and wife, Vivian of North Tazewell, VA; sisters, Susie Owen of Cleveland, VA and Jeanette Verly and husband, Donnie of Manassas, VA; grandson, Ryan Meade and step grandson, Jacob Harmon.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Peery & St.Clair Funeral Home in Tazewell, VA where funeral services will be conducted at 2 PM Wednesday, December 13, 2017 with Evangelist Bob Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Tazewell, VA where military graveside rites will be conducted by members of Barns Beavers VFW Post #7136 of Tazewell, VA and VA National Guard Honor Team of Gate City, VA.
Online condolences may be sent to www.peerystclairfuneralhome.com
Published on December 11, 2017
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