Born at Cave City, Ark., son of the late Charles and Rossie Belle Rodgers Meacham, he was a U.S. Army veteran, having served in the Korean War. He was a carpenter and a member of the First Baptist Church in Manila.
Survivirs include his wife, Beatrice Tyler Meacham, of Manila; one son, Danny Alexander, of Brookland, Ark.; two daughters, Patsy Douglas and Linda Alexander, both of Manila; four sisters, Lawana Miles, of Las, Vegas, Nev., Rhodell Bunch, of Manila, Laura Hutton, of Kennett and Patsy Ann Fyles, of Batesville, Ark., three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Sandra Walker; four brothers, Mark, Bud, Robert and Bill Meacham and two sisters, Maudine Vermillion and Charlesteen Crabtree.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Howard Funeral Home in Manila.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Howard Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ray Dill officiating.
Burial will follow at the Manila Cemetery.
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