GASTONIA - Robert Marion "Bob" Meadows, 82, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2014, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
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He was born in Buncombe County on March 25, 1932, to the late George Franklin Meadows Sr. and Julia Hinkle Meadows.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother George Franklin Meadows Jr. and a sister, Ann McJunkin.
He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. Bob was a lover of new technology and enjoyed watching the birds. Bob was a graduate of the University of Tennessee. He loved all Tennessee sports and was an avid VOLS fan. He was veteran of the U.S. Air Force and had retired from Hotel Management with over 45 years of service.
Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Sylvia Burchett Meadows; a daughter Caroline Moon and husband Scott; two grandchildren, Abbey and Alex Moon; and his loving dog Rusty, and a brother-in-law Larry Burchett and wife Dorothy
A celebration of his life will be held 6 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home with Pastor Matt Vanderbilt officiating and military honors by the Gaston County Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made The Cove at Bethlehem Church, 3100 Bethlehem Church Street, Gastonia, NC 28056.
Condolences may be made to www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144 is serving the family.
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home
2916 Union Road
Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 15, 2014