Eugene Bradley Meadows Sr., 75, former county commissioner of Pender County

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Eugene Bradley Meadows
Eugene Bradley Meadows

ROCKY POINT — Eugene Bradley Meadows Sr., 75, beloved husband of Ethel Elizabeth Meadows, passed away Friday, Dec. 30, 2016.

Mr. Meadows was born in Southport, July 7, 1941, and had worked as a licensed electrical contractor until his retirement. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, the Shriners, the Azalea Coast Good Sams Camping Club and the American Legion of Pender County. He also had served as a County Commissioner in Pender County.

He adored his family and will be loved and missed by all. In addition to his wife, Ethel Elizabeth, he is survived by his son, Eugene B. Meadows Jr., and his wife, Tracy, of Wilmington; daughter, Melissa Harrelson, and her husband, Danny, of Rocky Point; grandchildren, Cynthia Meadows, Travis Harrelson and Bradley Meadows; great-grandchildren, Brooklynn Burns and Hunter Freeman; siblings, Clifton Meadows, and his wife, Judy, of Texas, and James Meadows, Margaret Meadows and Kenneth Meadows; many nieces, nephews and cousins; and his large, extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur W. and Mary Elizabeth Meadows; sister, Marie Meadows; and brothers, William Meadows and Richard “Dickie” Meadows.

A visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at the Riley’s Creek Baptist Church, 19845 NC Hwy 210, Rocky Point. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. with the Rev. J.D. Herchenhahn officiating.

In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be sent to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC, 28401.

Please share memories and condolences to the family at www.wilmingtoncares.com.