Roy G. Meredith, 76, of Parkersburg, W.Va., passed away suddenly at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus, April 13, 2013.
He was born Nov. 20, 1936, in Elizabeth, W.Va., a son of the late Eber and Eula (Martin) Meredith. He graduated from Wirt County High School with the class of 1954. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, he belonged to the Masonic Lodge #169 Parkersburg, W.Va.; he was a member of the American Legion Post #159 Williamstown, W.Va.; and retired from Chevron in Marietta, Ohio. Roy was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, who will be missed and never forgotten.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Brookover Meredith; daughter, Dianna Thomas, daughter, Rebecca (Steve) Berry, daughter, Karen Augustine; sister, Evelyn Carpenter; brother, Charles Meredith; four grandchildren, Tiffany (Brad) Richards, Cody (Bianca) Gregg, Tyler Cox and Cory Cox; six great-grandchildren, Hailee Gregg, Ryan Gregg, Mason Thomas, Preston Gregg, Nolan Gregg and Madelyn Richards; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends and neighbors. In addition to his parents, Roy was preceded in death by his brother, Donald Meredith; brother, Clyde Meredith, brother, Basil Meredith; and sister, Lena Griffith.
Roy was a strong believer in the love of God, family and life. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word for all. He enjoyed all activities outdoors such as hunting, fishing, golfing and wood working.
Funeral services for Roy will be noon Wednesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna, with Rev. Randell Fuson officiating. Burial will follow the service at Riverview Cemetery in Wiliamstown, with full military honors to be conducted by American Legion Post #159 of Williamstown, and Masonic Rites to be conducted by Parkersburg Lodge #169 A.F. & A.M. Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home, and one hour prior to services Wednesday.
Condolences may be sent on line to the family at www.lamberttatman.com