|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1950|
|Death: ||Jul. 20, 1958|
Newspaper Article from The Lemonter, Thursday, July 24, 1958.
Last Rites Held Here For Auto Victim, 8.
Funeral services were held here Wednesday morning for little Kevin Lloyd Meadors, 8, who died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Joliet, on Sunday night without recovering consciousness ifrom injuries suffered when he was hit by a car near his home on July 14th.
He was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd L. Meadors of 143rd and Elm Street, Lockport Township. The mother is the former Emily Kujawa.
The funeral was held at 9:30 Wednesday morning from the Markiewicz Funeral Home, 108 Illinois Street, to SS. Cyril & Methodius Church at 10:00 a.m. The Rev. Julius Gilewski, pastor, celebrated the mass of the angels. Burial was in the parish cemetery.
Little Kevin suffered fatal brain injuries when he was struck by a car driven by John E. Simmermon, 51, of Route 2, Lockport. At the time of the accident, Simmermon told state police that he had noticed a group of boys
walking east with traffic on 143rd Street as he approached Elm. Simmermon said little Kevin ran in front of his car and that he swerved his auto partially off the roadway in an attempt to miss the boy. He was issued a technical citation by state police on a charge of driving too fast for conditions. Kevin, one of four children in the Meadors' family, was born on March 28, 1950. He was a third grade student in Reed Elementary School, Lockport, and was a member of cub scout pack 149 of Lemont. In addition to the parents, he is survived by two sisters, Karen, 10 and Christine, 5 months; a brother, Gregory, 3; his maternal grandmother, Mrs. Bernice Kujawa of Lemont; his paternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Herman Meadors of Willow Springs, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. His father is an oil tanker truck driver for the Ruan Company of Lemont.
Lloyd L Meadors (1925 - 2013)
Emily A Kujawa Meadors (1928 - 2013)
Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Nancy Novak-Henry
Record added: Feb 22, 2007
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