AUBURNDALE - Mr. Ralph R. Meadows, age 73, a resident of Auburndale passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 at his home due to cancer.
Mr. Meadows was born August 3, 1940 in Summers County, West Virginia to Leonard & Georgia (Pitzer) Meadows. He's been an Auburndale resident since 1983 coming from Riverview, FL.
Ralph was an owner/ operator truck driver most of his life. He enjoyed restoring old cars, building model cars & watching Westerns with his dog Brutus. Ralph was a neighbor, mentor & friend but above all he was a devoted husband, father & brother. He lived a life full of joy, hope and was well loved by all who knew him. He was a United States Army veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict.
He was preceded in death by his parents. Ralph is survived by his wife of 44 years, Daisy Meadows of Auburndale; 4 sons, Dwayne (Mary) Meadows of Myrtle Beach, SC, Stephen (Mary) Meadows of Deltona, FL, Ralph (Kari) Meadows of Auburndale, and William (Megan) Meadows of Brandon, FL; 2 brothers, Dale (Debbie) Meadows, Curtis (Karen) Meadows & sister Karen (Larry) Dixon, all of W.V.; 10 grandchildren Dwayne Jr., Josh, Laura, Caitlynn, Steven, Michael, Cheyenne, Jayden, Elizabeth and Jay.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Kersey Funeral Home.
Kersey Funeral Home
108 Lake Stella Drive Auburndale, FL 33823
Published in Ledger from July 11 to July 12, 2014