James Earl Meridith, 83, of St. Edward, passed away Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 at Boone County Health Center, Albion.
Jim is survived by four sons: Todd of Lake Preston, SD, Joe (Heike) of Columbus, Jerry (Amy) of Gothenburg and Jason (Kelly) of Columbus; 10 grandchildren: Jessica (Chris) Thacker, Amanda (Todd) Nitsche, Jennifer Meridith, Lesli (Jeremy) Schrieber, J.C., Elisa, Grant, Dezmin, and Morgan Meridith, and Keisha Hernandez; six great-grandchildren: Alexis Seawel, Mason Thacker, Deckard Meridith and Griffin, Anderson, and Hudson Nitsche; two sisters: Ella (Howard) Milburn and Linda Dickenson, along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Forest Meridith and Delores Broughton; wife Joyce; grandsons Alec and Kaleb Meridith; sister Donna Florence; mother and father-in-law Merwin and Frances Adams.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Edward Catholic Church in St. Edward with Fr. Bill L’Heureux officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in St. Edward with Military Rites conducted by Crosier American Legion Post 226 of St. Edward and the American Legion Riders.
Miller-Levander Funeral Home of St. Edward is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com.