Charles Eugene Meredith of Delta died Thursday, May 17, 2012, at his home. He was 75.
At his request, no services will be held.
Mr. Meredith was born Feb. 14, 1937, in Wellington, Kan., to Gerald and Ruth (Lower) Meredith. He spent his childhood on the family farm in Derby, Kan., and graduated from Derby High School in 1956.
He married Geraldine Betebenner on Dec. 21, 1958, in Wichita, Kan. They celebrated 53 years of marriage. She survives.
Mr. Meredith was a deputy sheriff for Gunnison and Delta County for many years. He was an avid machinist and enjoyed hunting, swimming, working on turbine and single engines, inspecting homes and flying. He was a member of the Quakers (Friends Church) and was a former member of the Masonic Lodge. He lived in Pitkin for many years before moving to Delta eight years ago.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Meredith of Delta; a son and his wife, Charlie and DeAnna Meredith of Grand Junction; two daughters and their husbands, Jennifer and Steve Smith of Gunnison, and Kathy and David Edwards of Purcell, Mo.; three brothers and their wives, Harold and Joyce Meredith, and Pat and Sharon Meredith, all of Neosho, Mo., and Richard and Judy Meredith of Pea Ridge, Ark.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Mr. Meredith was preceded in death by a brother, Michael Meredith.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus