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Richard Allen Meadows

July 10, 1968 ~ May 19, 2021 (age 52)


Richard “Ricky” Allen Meadows, age 52 of Manchester, was born on July 10, 1968, in Manchester, to the late William Earl Meadows and Melba Lee Sartain Smithey. After his high school graduation, Ricky proudly served his country in the United States Marines during Desert Storm. After his honorable discharge from service, Ricky has been employed as a truck driver for over 30 years. Ricky is a member of the Forrest Mill Church of Christ and some of his hobbies included golfing, drag racing, mowing his yard, and shooting his guns.


In addition to his father, Ricky is preceded in death by his brother, Reffer Earl Meadows. He is survived by his mother, Melba Lee Sartain Smithey; sister, Kay Meadows; nephew, Bradly Ray Meadows; great niece, that was more like a granddaughter, Shaylee Meadows; many Marines and trucker brothers; extended family members and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Manchester Funeral Home, with Bro. Dustin Welch officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Hillsboro. visitation with the family will be held on Tuesday from 5-9 Pm at the funeral home.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Meadows family.

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May 25, 2021

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Manchester Funeral Home
214 E Main Street
Manchester, TN 37355

Funeral Service
May 26, 2021

2:00 PM
Manchester Funeral Home
214 E Main Street
Manchester, TN 37355

Please note
There will be military honors performed at the cemetery.
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