Raymond Jerome "Bill" Meade
June 13, 1948 ~ January 4, 2014
Viewing: Wednesday, Jan. 8th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Holy Rosary to be said at 7:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT.
Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Henry's Catholic Church, 380 South 200 East, Brigham City, UT
Interment: Brigham City Cemetery
BRIGHAM CITY - Our loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend, Raymond Jerome "Bill" Meade passed away peacefully with his family surrounding him on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at his home.
He was born on June 13, 1948 in Jamestown, North Dakota, a son of Michael Morries and Bertha Geneva Gilbertson Meade. He graduated from Medina High School in Medina, North Dakota in 1966.
Ray married his sweetheart Janice Melville on September 29, 1973 in Brigham City, Utah. She preceded him in death on June 24, 2011.
He worked as a foreman for Burlington Railroad and retired in 1978.
Ray volunteered for Box Elder County Food Pantry and Meals on Wheels. He loved animals and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Surviving is one daughter, Treesa (Johnny) Forsgren; one son-in-law, Mike McPherson and two grandchildren, Katie and Cleone McPherson; two brothers, Larry and Mike Meade.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Janice, one daughter, Lisa McPherson, one son, Andrew and one brother, John Meade.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Henry's Catholic Church, 380 South 200 East, Brigham City, UT.
A viewing will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 8th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and Holy Rosary to be said at 7:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, UT.
Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery.
Sending our condolences to you at this sad time from the Donald McGruder family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.