Whitesburg KY

Tate Meade dies at 95



Tate Meade, 95, died September 20 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

He was a son of the late Oliver ‘”Twist” and Dessie Bauguess Meade, and the widower of Opha Meade.

Mr. Meade was a grandfather of the late John Tate Caudill, and was a greatgrandfather of the late Jason Spencer.

He was also preceded in death by a number of brothers and sisters.

Surviving are his children, Verdell Meade and wife Sherry, and Richard Meade and wife Earnestine, all of Flemingsburg, Barbara Getz and husband Jim of Florence, Ind., Kenny Meade and wife Diana of Independence, Lanny Meade and wife Tammy of Hallie, Linda Caudill and husband Bob of Cornettsville, and Rodney Meade and wife Tammy of Pound, Va.; and 19 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, and 13 greatgreat grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Meade were held September 22 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Flemingsburg.

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