Richard R. “Dick” Meredith

April 30, 1925 ‒ September 18, 2019

Johnsville, Ohio

JOHNSVILLE: Richard R. Meredith, age 94, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019 in Lexington Court Care Center.

He was born April 30, 1925 in Lexington to the late Fred and Anna (Hanson) Meredith and graduated from Lexington High School in 1943.

A U.S. Army veteran, Dick served in WWII and was honorably discharged in 1946.  He was a member of American Legion Post #16.

Dick worked at Ohio Brass and as a press operator for Fisher Body-General Motors for 22 years.

He enjoyed traveling all over the U.S. and Canada and loved camping and fishing. Locally he often visited Amish country and loved going out to eat.  For decades he and Maxine traveled to Arcadia, Florida to spend the winter months. Dick played a mean game of Nickle Nickle, Bingo and Shuffleboard.

He is survived by wife of 18 years, Maxine (Vanderbilt) Meredith of Johnsville; daughter Linda Solomon of Johnsville; step daughter Penny (Craig) McCombs of Lexington; grandchildren Josh Jarvis, Rob (Ellen) Meredith, and Jeremy (Cathy) Porter; step grandchildren Amy Genter, Jenny Solomon and David Solomon, great grandchildren Addison and Allyson along with many step grand and step great grandchildren, and a dear friend Wilbur Streib.

In addition to his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his first wife Ruth (Roberts) Meredith in 1996; son and daughter-in-law Robert and Vicki Meredith, son-in-law David Solomon; step-son Dan Dickens, and siblings Ralph and Paul Meredith and Ruth Muth.

Friends may call Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 10 am to 12 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home.  The funeral service will follow at 12 noon, Pastors Jim Streib and Alan Sabedra will speak.  Burial with military honors will follow in Shauck Cemetery.

Donations to the Meredith family for final expenses may be made to Snyder Funeral Home.    Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Dick’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory with them at

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  • “UNCLE DICK” was one of a kind and will always be remembered for his dry humor and steadfast love for his family,