Goshen News, Goshen, IN

July 7, 2013

Charles T. Meadows

— ELKHART — Charles T. “Tom” Meadows, 47, of Elkhart, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013, at 1:20 p.m.

He was born June 10, 1966, in Plant City, Fla., to Charles T. Meadows and Donna M. (Lazzara) Templeton.

On Oct. 9, 2011, he married Janet S. (Connaway) Meadows in Deer Creek, Ind.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Meadows of Elkhart; mother, Donna M. Templeton of Elkhart; stepfather, Preston Templeton Jr. of Elkhart; four sons, Thomas Meadows of Sandusky, Ohio, Nicholas  Meadows of Columbus, Ohio, Austin Meadows of Edwardsburg, Mich., and Anthony Meadows of Goshen; two stepsons, Christopher Fowler of Logansport and Matthew Fowler of Fort Hood, Texas; a daughter, Priscilla Meadows of Goshen; a brother, Brian Meadows of Sandusky, Ohio; sister, a Heddy (Scott) Lee of Vandalia, Mich.; a stepbrother, Preston (Heather) Templeton III of Goshen; and a stepsister, Jennifer Templeton of Elkhart.

He was preceded in death by his father and grandfather, Joseph Lazzara.

Tom was employed in the construction industry for nearly 25 years. He was a member of Sugar Grove Church.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 9, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart, and 30 minutes prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Sugar Grove Church, 58512 Old C.R. 17, Goshen, Ind. Pastor John Ware will officiate.

Cremation will follow at Altera Cremation Services.