Jay R. Meadows, 61, passed away on June 16, 2013 at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was born in Salt Lake City, Utah to Leonard R. and Merle M. Meadows.He retired from the US Navy as an E-7 Chief Missile Technician.
Jay is survived by his loving wife Mary Ann Meadows, three beautiful daughters, Jennifer Meadows Tarbox and her husband Paul of Bremerton, WA., Amy Meadows Pease and her husband William of Windsor, VA., Kelli Meadows Loudermilk and husband Byron of Suffolk, VA. One sister, Karen Christensen of Bear River City, UT., his mother Merle Meadows of West Jordan, UT., and eight grandchildren.
He is predeceased by his father, Leonard R. Meadows, two brothers Daren and Mark Meadows, and one sister, Lynne Meadows Mangum.
Jay was a stay at home Master Chef. His passions in life included being an outdoor sportsman, RVing, bowling, poetry, jokes, reading, and crossword puzzles. And he loved to live his motto everyday "To make one person smile each day."
A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 21, 2013 at 6:00 pm at R.W.Baker and Company Funeral Home And Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk. Rev. Tony Hash will be officiating. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Cancer Society, 11835 Cannon Blvd., Ste. A102, Newport News, Va. 23606.
Online condolences can be made on rwbakerfh.com.
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