Obituary: Ralph Meacham

Ralph Jenkins Meacham, 88, of Ellerbe, N.C., passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at Hospice Haven in Rockingham.

Ralph was born June 22, 1926 in Richmond County, a son of the late Richmond Jenkins and Willa Flora Cagle Meacham.

Ralph Meacham

Ralph Meacham

He had attended Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, retired from J.P.Phifer Company, and was an avid hunter, especially hunting turkeys.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine W. Meacham, daughter Kaye M. Young and several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are his children, Ralph J. “Chuck” Meacham, Jr. (Susan) of Milford, NJ,  Daisy Luanne Long (Wade) of Rockingham, Kellie M. Benson (Randy) of Rockingham; son-in-law, Ronald Young of Ellerbe; grandchildren,  Donna Baucom, Maxine “Maxie” Poole, Rebecca Meacham and great-grandson, Gage Burdick.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Churchwith Rev. Elizabeth Polk and Rev. Donald Daniel officiating.

The family will greet friends following the service at the cemetery and at other times at the Benson home, 111 Joyce St., Rockingham.

Memorials may be made to Richmond County/Anson Community Hospice, 1119 US Hwy 1 N., Rockingham, NC 28379

Carter Funeral Home of Ellerbe is assisting the Meacham family.

Condolences may be made online at www.carterfuneral.net.

Paid obituary

The Pee Dee Post
Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

Filed in: Obits

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