|Birth: ||Oct. 28, 1975|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 2012, Afghanistan|
Sgt. John D. Meador II, 36, Columbia, S.C., died June 20, in Khowst province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire and an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 133rd Military Police Company, 51st Military Police Battalion, Florence, S.C. Posthumously promoted to Sgt.
Funeral information and obituary provided by Caughman-Harman Funeral Home. Funeral services for SGT John "J.D." David Meador, II, 36, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Seacoast Church, 500 St. Andrews Rd. Columbia SC 29210 with interment to follow with Full Military Honors in Fort Jackson National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2012 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Irmo/St. Andrews Chapel, 5400 Bush River Rd. Columbia, SC 29212.
J.D. was born October 28, 1975 in Beckley, West Virginia and was a son of John and Sharon Taylor Meador. He was a graduate of Lexington High School where he wrestled and coached wrestling at Lexington, White Knoll and Irmo High School. J.D. enlisted in 1994 and served his country in the United States Army. He then served with the Army National Guard 132nd and the 133rd MP Company, where he was stationed overseas in Afghanistan on his first deployment. He was a member of Lexington County Sheriff's Department. J.D. was a true carpenter and loved hunting and the outdoors. He loved to cook, grill and bake. Some called him "Bobby Crocker." He was also known by his bowling friends as "Leroy". J.D. was an amazing husband and will be greatly missed. "We luv our daddies."
J.D. is survived by his wife, three daughters, his parents; two brothers, several aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews and cousins.
Fort Jackson National Cemetery
South Carolina, USA
Plot: Section 1 Site 445
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Jun 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92320532