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Aubrey Meador

Aubrey C. Meador Jr., 75, of Franklin went to be with the lord on Friday, Feb. 15, 2014, after battling prostate cancer for 11 years.

He was born May 15, 1938, in Scottsville, Ky., to Aubrey C. Meador Sr. and Willodyne (Meador) Meador. He married Betty L. (Morgan) Meador on June 7, 1957, in Franklin, she survives.

He had been a systems technician for Indiana Bell later known as Ameritech for 31 years, retiring in 1994. He previously had been an agent for Farm Bureau Insurance in Franklin and owned and operated the Gulf service station in Whiteland. He was a United States Air Force Veteran, an Air Force Reserve veteran and a 20-year U.S. Army Reserves veteran. He was a 1956 graduate of Whiteland High School.

He attended First Christian Church of Morgantown. He enjoyed attending farm sales, auctions, flea markets and collection various items. He enjoyed vacationing in Mississippi, spending time with his family, friends, and helping and giving of himself to others.

He was greatly known for his sense of humor and generosity.

He will be sadly missed. He was active in Relay for Life in Johnson County.

Survivors include his wife, Betty L. (Morgan) Meador of Franklin; son, Steve J. Meador (Gail) of Morgantown; one granddaughter, Lindsay Meador of Indianapolis; four great-grandchildren, Dante, Jaekwon, Delin and Lexi; brother, Wendell Meador (Vicki) of Trafalgar; sisters, Becky L. Navarro (Steve) and Grace Boston (Mike), all of Franklin and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Julie M. Meador on Feb. 3, 1978, a nephew, Wade Meador, two sisters Nancy Eldridge and Sadie Stephens, and one brother, Jerry Meador.

The Rev. Burt Brock will conduct a service at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Swartz Family Community Mortuary And Memorial Center 300 U.S. 31 South (Morton Street) in Franklin. Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary. Burial with military honors will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Relay For Life/American Cancer Society 5635 West 96th St., Suite 100 Indianapolis, IN 46278.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com.

Information: 738-0202.

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