Lonnie Meadows, age 78, of the Sand Hill Community of Whitley City, Kentucky, passed from this life on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, at his home.
Lonnie was born on May 14, 1937, at White Oak Junction, Kentucky, to the late Tea and Lona (Slaven) Meadows. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his step-mother Luiney Meadows, two brothers: Edward Meadows and Tea Junior Meadows, three sisters: Eileen Hamlin, Joyce Massengale, Wilma Hodge and an infant sister.
Surviving family include his wife Linda (Clark) Meadows of Whitley City, a son Danny Meadows (and wife Paula) of Pine Knot, a daughter Rita Haberly (and husband Clyde) of Whitley City, four brothers: Ernest Meadows of Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Larry Meadows (and wife Janie) of Whitley City, Enos Meadows (and wife Rose) of Strunk, Kentucky, and Roscoe Meadows (and wife Debbie), Whitley City, a sister Ina Mae Canada of Whitley City, five grandchildren: Kenneth King, Zachary Meadows, Daniel Haberly, Dawson Haberly, and Cody Haberly and a great grandson Payton King. He also leaves behind a host of family and friends to mourn his passing.
Lonnie had been a mechanic having worked for Porter Waters for years. He was a member of the Taylor Ridge United Baptist Church and enjoyed going to church and serving the Lord. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
The family extends a special thanks to all those that have helped during his illness.
Funeral services: Friday, October 30, 2015, at 1:00 p.m., in the chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home
Burial: Taylor Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation: Thursday from 6 – 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements