Donald Wayne Meadows

Donald Wayne Meadows

SALISBURY - Donald Wayne Meadows, 61, of Salisbury passed away Friday, March 7, 2014 at Novant Rowan Medical Center.

Donald was born July 23, 1952 in Beckley, W. Va. to the late Ora P. Farley Brammer and Joseph Emberry Meadows. He attended Woodrow Wilson High School in Beckley, W. Va. Donald served in the United States Navy during Vietnam War.

Donald worked for Crown Fiberglass from 1976-1994 and Freightliner 1995-2012.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Debra Sue Aliff Meadows in 1997 and Joan Bowers Meadows in 2013. He was also preceded in death by his brothers and sisters and one grandson, Rhonnie Mays in 2007.

Those left to cherish his memory include one son, Timothy Meadows (Jennifer) of Statesville; one daughter, Carla Mays (Mike) of Statesville; two step-sons, Richard Rowe (Barbara) of Clive, Iowa and David Rowe (Sonja) of Mocksville; two step-daughters, Dawn Osborne of Statesville and Cathy Keller (Terry) of Icard; and several grandchildren.

Service:A graveside service will be held at 1p.m. Tuesday, March 11 at the United States National Cemetery in Salisbury with military honors.

Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Meadows family. Online condolences may be made at

Funeral Home

Summersett Funeral Home, Inc. & Cremation Center - Salisbury
1315 West Innes Street  Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 633-2111

Published in Salisbury Post on Mar. 9, 2014