Dennis Wade Meadows, 71, went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 22, 2011 while surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 29, 1939 in Spencer, WV to the late Oral and Maxine Meadows.
Mr. Meadows retired from Chrysler in 1993. His favorite activity was working with children and the staff of Reimer Road Baptist Church. Only eternity will reveal the many lives he touched and the souls he influenced for Christ. He was a faithful member of Reimer Road Baptist Church and served as the Sunday School Superintendent, a deacon, a choir member, working with the bus ministry and AWANA. The things he enjoyed most of all were reading his Bible and being with family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother Donald and brother in law Bruce Remmy.
Dennis is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Sharon, Son Mark (Gail) Meadows, daughter Vanette (Lewis) Kreider, grandchildren Marissa and Josiah Meadows and Hannah and Nathan Kreider, his sisters Sue (Jack) Hulgin, Janet Remmy and sister in law MarilynMeadows, 10 nieces and nephews and many additional family members and friends. The family would like to thank Crossroads Hospice for their care and support and a special thanks to the late Dr. Robert Burns, Dr. Panzner, Dr. Kromalic, the Copley Medical Group nursing staff and Jacque, Melissa, Tom and Crystal.
The family will receive friends 5-8 PM Friday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St, Wadsworth and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 PM Saturday at Reimer Rd. Baptist Church, 1055 Reimer Rd., Wadsworth with Pastor Jim Newton officiating.
Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery at 1:00 PM Monday. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Autism Society of Akron, P.O. Box 2831, Akron, OH 44309.