Earl Meredith, 88, worked at Corbett Package Co.

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WILMINGTON — Earl “Slim” Meredith, 88, of Wilmington, formerly of Munfordville, Ky., passed away on Feb. 1, 2017, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice, Wilmington. He was born on May 30, 1928, to Sol and Cora (Woods) Meredith in Edmonson County, Ky.. He retired from Corbett Package Co. after 28 years.

Earl is survived by his longtime companion, Mina “Pat” Fowler; sons, Johnny L. Meredith of Elizabethtown, Ky. and James E. Meredith and his wife Gaynell of Wilmington, N.C,; grandchildren, Candice Dant, Kent Meredith, and Michael Meredith; great-grandchildren, Nolon and Patrick Dant, Randall, Michael, Drake and Hannah Meredith; sister, Dora Justice; nieces, Tina Lee and Teresa Millington; nephew, Scott Fowler; and several other nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Georgia S. Meredith.

Visitation will be held from  5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at Andrews Valley Chapel, 4108 S. College Rd., Wilmington, NC. Interment will be in Horse Cave Municipal Cemetery, Horse Cave, Ky. at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physicians Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401 would be appreciated.