KENNEY — Richard “Dick” Meadows 80 of Kenney, IL passed away 4:51 A.M. July 18, 2019 at his family residence, Kenney, IL.
A time to celebrate Dick’s life will be 9 – 11 AM, Thursday, July 25, 2019 at the Kenney Fire Department, Kenney, IL. Graveside services will follow the visitation at the Baptist Cemetery, Kenney, IL with Scott Marsh officiating. The family entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL with arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to Kenney Fire Department or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Dick was born May 14, 1939 in Kenney, IL the son of Earl and LeMira (Luckenbill) Meadows. He married Karen L. Johnson March 18, 1961 in Clinton, IL.
Survivors include his wife, Karen L. Meadows, Kenney, IL, children, Lori Dawn Layer, Warrington, PA; Mary Lisa Meadows, Kenney, IL; Robert Daniel Meadows, Rochester, IL, 5 grandchildren, Lindsay Jordan Layer; Jacob Daniel Layer; Julia Michelle Meadows; Justin Michael Meadows; Jonathan “Jack” Matthew Meadows, siblings, Beverly (Harold) Palmer, Kenney, IL; Dorothy (David) Sparrow, Kenney, IL; and Margie (Larry) Cooper, Clinton, IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 sisters, and 2 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.