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Lakeview Funeral Home & Lakeview Memorial Gardens

5000 West Harrison Road, Longview, TX

OBITUARY

Mickey Joe Meadows

April 7, 1936November 25, 2019

Mickey Joe Meadows, 83, of Longview passed away on Monday, November 25, at his home. He was born in Seven Pines to Lucille and Henry Meadows. Mickey graduated from Petersburg High in 1955 where he was a 4 Year letterman in Football, Basketball, Baseball and Track. He earned a full scholarship to Texas Tech to play football, but had a heat stroke that ended his football career. Mickey joined the United States Navy, this journey took him around the world but returned him safely home. On July 20, 1962, Mickey married the love of his life, Dessie. Mickey worked as a butcher for Tevebaugh Meat Company from 1960-1964 and he was the Meat Market Manager for Safeway Grocery from 1964-1969. He went to work for Schlitz Brewery in 1969 and retired from Stroh’s in 1999 when the brewery closed. Mickey and Dessie made a home in Longview raising four children; Kenneth, David, Larry, and Teresa. Their children blessed them with six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and many other loved ones. Mickey will be missed by everyone who knew him. He was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church where he and Dessie taught 5 year old's in Sunday school for many years. He was also a longtime volunteer with “The Kitchen Crew”. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Calvary Baptist Church or the Shriner’s Hospital for Children. Mickeys family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff at Texas Home Health for the compassionate care they gave to Mickey for the past two years. The family will receive friends at Calvary Baptist Church on Saturday, November 30th from 1:00-2:00, with a celebration of life service beginning at 2:00 pm. Following the service Mickey will be laid to rest at Lakeview Memorial Gardens.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Sam Meadows
  • Daniel Meadows
  • Zac Meadows
  • Chad Gilbert
  • Doyle 'Bubba' Reves
  • Mark Fleming

Services

  • A Time of Visitation with His Family Saturday, November 30, 2019
  • Funeral Services Saturday, November 30, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, November 30, 2019

Memories

Mickey Joe Meadows

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Dale Silvertooth

November 29, 2019

I am sorry for the loss of your father. I pray that you find peace in knowing that he is resting and full of life in the presence of his Lord and Savior

Kenneth Jackson

November 29, 2019

Our sincerest condolences to the Meadows family in the loss of your husband, father, grandfather. May our Lord give you peace during this time of sorrow. We will be out of town on Saturday but with you in spirit.
Kenneth and Linda Jackson

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