Gary L. Meade – Edgewood

Gary Lynn Meade, 65, of Edgewood, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020, at his residence in Edgewood. He was born February 1, 1955, in Manchester, the son of Howard and Lucille (Hartbeck) Meade. He was raised in the Colesburg area and was an Ed-Co graduate in 1973.

Gary was married to Linda Manderfield and later divorced.  Three children were born to this union.   Gary worked 15 years with Mert Miller Construction and then 19 years with G&G Living now known as Imagine the Possibilities. Gary retired in 2018.

Gary loved fishing, hunting, and spending time outdoors.  He also enjoyed Tae Kwon Do and spending time with family and friends.

Gary is survived by his son Robert Meade of Galesburg, Illinois; one sister Cindy (Lowell) Moser of Osterdock; close friend Laura Kuhlman; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his son, Dean and daughter, Regina, both infants.

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Funeral service: 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at the Methodist Church in Edgewood with Pastor Mike Jackson officiating.

Visitation:  5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020.  Friends may also call one hour before the service Wednesday.

Because of COVID-19, masks are strongly recommended at the funeral home and at the church. The family understands if you are not comfortable attending visitation or the funeral service

Casket Bearers:  Laura Kuhlman, Kim Gearhart, Rachel Jester, Gwen Porter, Bobbi Wilson and Tara Brooks