Charles Richard “Rick” Meadows, 69, of Kincaid, IL died at 10:23 pm Friday, September 11, 2015 at St. Francis Hospital, Peoria, IL.

He was born February 9, 1946 in Taylorville, IL, the son of Earl M. and Mary M. Enlow Meadows. On June 6, 1964 he married Grace J. Smith at Davis Memorial Christian Church in Taylorville. Mr. Meadows was a retired rural postal carrier retiring in 2008. He was a navy veteran of the Viet Nam Era and was a member of the Kincaid American Legion. He was also a member of Hilltop Coin Club in Hillsboro and enjoyed fishing, hunting, baking pies, metal detecting and spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving are his wife Grace Meadows of Kincaid; Children: Lorrie Foor and husband Robert L. Jr. of Taylorville and Richard Leroy Meadows and wife Diane of Chatham; 3 Grandchildren: Jeanette Scherer and companion Billy Reber, Phillip Foor and wife Megan and Sydney Meadows; 9 Great Grandchildren: Riley Aten, Reiss Aten, Preston Reber, Payson Reber, Meah Scherer, Macy Scherer, Shea Scherer, Robby LeCates and Aaron LeCates; Brother: Earl “Sonny” Meadows and wife Carol of Springfield. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson Donald Scherer.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, September 17, 2015 at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville with Pastor Fred Prince officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held fom 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Wednesday at McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville.

McClure Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be sent to: Kincaid American Legion Kitchen Fund, 800 Railroad St., Kincaid, IL 62540.

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