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Eugene D. Meardith Sr. 1943-2021

CORTLAND — Eugene “Don” Meardith Sr., 77, of Cortland, passed on Friday, July 16, 2021, in Mercy Health St. Joseph Health Center in Warren.

He was born July 20, 1943, in Warren, the son of Warren D. and Georgia Mae Kelly Meardith.

Don was a 1962 graduate of Badger High School. Following graduation, he was employed by MYP, Trumbull Lamp and by General Electric. He retired from Niles Glass.

His favorite pastimes included motorcycling, bicycling and working out. Don also enjoyed the time he spent with his eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Cherished memories of Don will be carried on by his son, William “Bill” Meardith; his sister, Kay Jones (Lonnie); his brothers, Willie Meardith (Cheryl) and Walt Meardith; his grandchildren, Tyler Meardith, Eugene Meardith III, William Meardith, Jr., Kayleen Whaley, Robert Crawford; Makayla Meardith, Benjamin Crawford and Abigail Meardith; his great-grandchildren, William Meardith III and Connor Whaley; and several nieces and nephews.

Don was preceded in death by his parents, Georgia and Warren D. Meardith Jr.; his brother, Warren D. Meardith III; his sister, Kathleen Jones; his two sons, Gene and Chris Meardith; and his daughter-in-law, Jeanette Meardith.

Inurnment will be in Crown Hill Burial Park in Vienna, where a private family graveside service will be held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made, in memory of Don, to the charity of your choice.

Visit www.oakmeadowcremation.com to send condolences to the family.

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