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Ray E. Meade

June 18, 1950 ~ April 11, 2022 (age 71)

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Ray E. Meade, age 71, of Clayton, MI, passed away, April 11, 2022.  He was born June 18, 1950, in Monroe, MI, the son of Ed & Julia (Richardson) Meade. On July 9, 1981, he married April Shewman in Adrian, MI, she survives.  Ray served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He worked for Ford Motor Company and Dusseau Auto Parts. Ray also enjoyed fishing, hunting, working on vehicles and scrapping.  In addition to his wife, April Meade, he is survived by one sister; two sisters in law, Nettie (Les) Ketchum and Judy Quigley (AJ); special nephews, Ricky Quigley, Frankie Lauffer and Billy Lauffer; many more nieces and nephews and several more sisters in law & brothers in law.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Ed & Julia Meade; and mother in law & father in law, Joseph & Lavena Shewman; along with several sisters in law and brothers in law.  Funeral Services will be held 4:00 PM Friday, April 15, 2022, at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI. Military Honors will be performed by the Tecumseh American Legion & VFW Honor Guard Team. Viewing & Visitation will also be on Friday from 2:00 PM until the time of service at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.  www.PurseFuneralHome.com

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Services

Viewing & Visitation
Friday
April 15, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Military Honors
Friday
April 15, 2022

4:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

Funeral Service
Friday
April 15, 2022

4:05 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
2959 N. Adrian Hwy
Adrian, MI 49221

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