James Meadows

August 28, 1963 ~ September 2, 2019 (age 56)


James Meadows, 56, of rural Churubusco, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019, at his home.

Born in Columbia City, on August 28, 1963, to William and Juanita (Prater) Meadows. He spent his formative years in the South Whitley area, graduating from Whitko High School in 1981.

James worked as a logger and truly loved his job. He also spent a number of years driving truck.

He enjoyed hunting, Wheel Horse lawn tractors, UK Basketball and walking the plank. He loved his grandchildren more than anything.

James is survived by his companion, Nicole Smith; two sons, David Meadows and James Meadows; a daughter, Suzie Meadows; his mother, Juanita Meadows-Music; four bonus kids, John Smith, Curt Hamilton, Becky Hamilton and Brittney (Michael) Williamson.

He is preceded in death by his father and a brother, Tommy Meadows.

Services will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 11:00 AM, with calling one hour prior to the service.

Family will also receive friends on Thursday, September 5, 2019, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Burial taking place at Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.

In Lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the family C/O Sheets & Childs Funeral Home.

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September 5, 2019

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

September 5, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Funeral Service
September 6, 2019

11:00 AM

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