Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Carl L. Meadows, 71, of Morton and Las Vegas, Nev., died at 6:28 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Born July 29, 1941, in Taylorville to William M. and Lola M. (Dobson) Meadows, he married Carol A. Cumerlato on Aug. 7, 1965, in Kincaid. She survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Candee (Todd) Krueger of Morton; one son, Ricky (Theresa) Meadows of Springfield; five grandchildren; one sister, Carol (Gene) Bourlard of Vonore, Tenn.; and two brothers, William (Marie) Meadows of Auburn and Jerry Knoerr of Kincaid.

He was preceded in death by one brother.

He was an Air Force veteran.

He worked at Commonwealth Edison at the Kincaid Station near Springfield for 28 years, retiring in 1995.

He was a member of the Sun City Summerlin Softball Association in Las Vegas, Nev., and American Legion Post 905 in Kincaid.

Cremation will be accorded. Visitation was Jan. 29 at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton, followed by a celebration of life service  with the Rev. Jeff Anderson officiating.

Memorials may be made to Illinois CancerCare, 8940 N. Wood Sage Road, Peoria, IL 61615 or to the Sun City Summerlin Softball Association.

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