Lester Eugene Meade
September 27, 1926
October 31, 2012
Our beloved Dad and Grandpa passed away at Renown Medical Center with his family by his side.
Lester was born in Akron, OH to Mose and Marguerite Meade and had two sisters, Pauline Silver and Roseman Brockman. He worked on the family ranch as a child and young teen. During his career he moved to California and joined the Coast Guard, worked for Redondo Beach Post Office and delivered mail on foot door-to-door, owned and worked his own night club. He then worked for Sears Roebuck & Co. where he finally ended up in Reno at the Park Lane Sears store and completed his career as Hard Lines Manager with nearly 40 years with Sears by the time he retired. Lester was a cattle rancher at his home in Palomino Valley for 20 years.
He is preceded in death by his mother, father, sons Randy and Dennis Meade, father and mother in-law, loving wife Donna Mae and grandsons Michael Meade and Wesley Arneson. He is survived by both sisters and their husbands. Son Lester E. Meade II, daughter Denise Edwards (Roy Arneson), grandchildren Lester E. Meade III (Linda), Deanna Fritche, Nickolas P. Edwards (Rachel), Dillon Meade, Trinity Meade, David Arneson, Brenda (Salam) Tarraf and 12 great-grandbabies.
Viewing will be on Thursday, Nov. 8th, 9-11:30 am followed by services at 1 p.m. at Final Wishes, 437 Stoker Ave., Reno in the Masonic Memorial Gardens Chapel in Mt. View Cemetery.