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Richard Ray Meade
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • American Cancer Society - SC
    5900 Core Road, Suite 504
    North Charleston, SC 29406
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to:
  • The American Heart Association of SC
    409 King Street, Suite 300
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“Rich will be missed. My prayers are with the family. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Leslee Tracey Cordova - Truchas, NM

“We went to school with Dick and Richard played on the best London HS basketball team with him.He will be missed. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Jane and Richard Garrison - AR


4 of 8 | Posted by: Jane Mcmillin - London, OH

“So sorry Carol Rich will be missed. Larry used to work for him at the Tire shop many years ago along with many others who have passed. Larry was very...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Marvine Downing - My Sterling, OH

“Carol, Condolences on the passing of Richard. I hope you find comfort in your grief.Kris Bridgman Hensley ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with Carol and Jay and your whole family. My sincere condolences ❤ ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon Alexander - London, OH

“We think back to the great times together in London, Ohio. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Carol, and your entire family. We loved Rich and...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Marilyn & Jerry bartosevich - OH


Richard Ray Meade, 77, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, husband of Carol Ann DeAntonio Meade entered into eternal rest Wednesday, September 12, 2018. His Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018, in Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, 1204 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina at 11:00 am. Interment will be held at a later date in Ohio. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.

Richard was born April 10, 1941 in Springfield, Ohio, son of the late Richard Harrison Meade and Helen Griffith Meade. He was very active in the London, Ohio community and an avid fisherman in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended The Citadel where he played basketball. He was Past President of the Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce in London, Ohio. He was a Real Estate Broker and businessman for many years and also volunteered with Meals on Wheels. .

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carol Ann DeAntonio Meade of Mt. Pleasant, SC; son, Jay Meade (Patty) of Aiken, SC; son Scott Meade (Suzanne) of Perrysburg, OH; grandchildren Timothy, Michael, Sven and Sydney Meade, Jordan and Hannah Guthrie; great-grandchildren Olivia R. Guthrie and Grayson Meade; brothers-in-law Gene Blanchard (June) of Sullivan's Island and Tony Solesbee of Inman, SC; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Lisa Meade Guthrie; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Ted and Patty Zorn; brother-in-law and sister-in-law George and Vergie DeAntonio; brother-in-law Joe DeAntonio, Jr.; and sister-in-law Joan DeAntonio Solesbee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406 or The American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060.