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Robert William Meacham

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Meacham, Robert William
Robert William Meacham, 66, peacefully passed away on November 13, 2015. He was born on February 6, 1949, in Traverse City, Michigan. After graduating from Michigan State, he became a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel after 20 years. He went on to have a 22-year career with Southwest Airlines, retiring as a Captain. He was also the proud founder of Project Veterans Pride, a home to assist homeless veterans. A Pilot's Pilot, he devoted his life to serving our country and instilling values in his family and friends, who all loved him dearly. A loving husband, father and grandfather, he is survived by his wife of 45 years, Shaaron, daughters Melissa and Erica, and five grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 18 at 12 p.m. at the Community Church of Joy in Glendale, AZ. A military honors ceremony will follow at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona at 2:00 p.m. It is requested that donations be made to Project Veterans Pride, 21 Masters Circle, Little Rock, AR 72212.



Published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 17, 2015
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