John Ellis Meadows
January 2, 1963 - June 28, 2021
John Ellis Meadows, 58, passed away at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, June 28, 2021, following a brief illness.
Born Jan. 2, 1963, in Richlands, Va., he was the son of Victor Glen Meadows and Roxie Lydia Meadows.
John lived in Russel County, Va., until moving to Catawba County in 1989. He was a faithful and loyal Christian and loved attending church every week. He attended Agape Tabernacle in Hildebran. John worked at Griffith Security as a security officer. He was well liked by all of his fellow officers and friends there.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by one grandson, Casey; and one brother, Ray.
Survivors include special friend, Angelica Mejia of the Philippines; three children, Stacey Countryman of Citrus Heights, Calif., Jonathan Meadows of Lebanon, Va., and Jeremy Meadows of Lebanon, Va.; five grandchildren, Dante, Zander, Aleah, Shane and his sister, Victoria; two brothers, Allen Clay Meadows and wife, Peggy, of Vale, Va., and Victor Glen Meadows Jr. and wife, Bobbie, of Tazewell, Va.; three sisters, Victoria Crabtree and husband, Carson, of Sandy Ridge, Va., Crysteen Miller and husband, Mike, of Hiddenite, and Claudett Hurt and husband, Darel, of Hickory.
A memorial service will be held at Word of Thuth Assembly, 1129 N Ashe Ave. in Newton, Saturday, July 24, at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to John's church. There will be a collection box at the memorial service.
Published by Hickory Daily Record on Jul. 22, 2021.