In Remembrance of Gene Meade
Date of Death: 11-02-2022
Burial: Allen Cemetery
Funeral Service : 11-12-2022
Gene Meade 86, of Easton, MO passed away November 2, 2022.
He was born on April 18, 1936, to John and Maudie Mae (Hook) Meade in Easton, MO where he grew up and graduated from Easton High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Army where he was stationed in Germany.
On February 3, 1963, he was united in marriage to Venita Irene Mayes. After their marriage they lived in St. Joseph, MO, moving to Easton in 1965 where Gene built their home. Venita passed away on April 9, 1993.
Gene was a printer for West Tab and Mead Products where he retired after 40 years. He was an active member of Midway Baptist Church and later Gower Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Easton Lions Club and was a past Mayor of Easton.
He enjoyed playing fast pitch softball, fishing, woodworking and flying Ultralight and RC Airplanes.
Gene was preceded in death by his wife Venita Meade; his parents John and Maudie Meade; brothers and sisters Darlene McKown, Bud Meade, Bob Meade, Mary Lee Meade and JL Meade; and a nephew Jim McKown.
He is survived by his daughters Cindy Robb and husband Marshall and Shelley Black and husband Jeff; grandchildren Atley Marks, Hillary (Tyler) Deitz, Lauren (Lawrence) Tan, Isaac (Amy) Black, Ellen (David) DeVoss, Stuart Robb and fiancé Christiana Hamann; 9 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Visitation: 10:00-11:00 a.m. with Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 12th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower, MO.
Burial: Allen Cemetery, Gower, MO
Donations may be made to InterServ St. Joseph, MO.