Richard Meader Obituary

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Richard Charles Meader

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Richard C. Meader Richard C. Meader, 64, Yakima, left this world on Saturday, June 19, 2010 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital after his battle with cancer. He was born in Fargo, North Dakota November 22, 1945 to Francis and Jeri Meader. He had a great love for music. He had a band named the "Majestics" and "Rare Blood" in the 1960s. He loved NASCAR and drinking Hawaiian drivers and Bud Light with his buddies at Little Dutch Inn and Hoops. Richard worked as a journeyman painter. He is survived by his longtime friend and companion, Patti Hipp of Yakima; his mother, Jeri Meader of Yakima; son, Scott Jefferson of Seattle and daughter,...
Richard C. Meader

Richard C. Meader, 64, Yakima, left this world on Saturday, June 19, 2010 at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital after his battle with cancer.

He was born in Fargo, North Dakota November 22, 1945 to Francis and Jeri Meader. He had a great love for music. He had a band named the "Majestics" and "Rare Blood" in the 1960s. He loved NASCAR and drinking Hawaiian drivers and Bud Light with his buddies at Little Dutch Inn and Hoops. Richard worked as a journeyman painter.

He is survived by his longtime friend and companion, Patti Hipp of Yakima; his mother, Jeri Meader of Yakima; son, Scott Jefferson of Seattle and daughter, Carrie Shannon of Yakima; his sister Carol (Darrell) Armstead of Yakima; brothers, Frank (Peggy) Meader of Yakima and Fritz (Sis) Meader of Spokane, WA; and "Jazz" his favorite "buddy" as well as numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Meader.

A celebration of life will be held at Little Dutch Inn, 214 N. 6th Ave. at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, June 26, 2010. Would love to invite Richard's friends through music and the people his life has touched. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. To share a memory of Richard visit www.keithandkeith.com.

"It's been almost a year since your passing. I think about you everyday and miss your "whats happening sis" saying! You know that you were alway my favorite..." Carole Armstead (Yakima, WA)

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