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Richard E. Meacham

December 8, 1941 ~ September 22, 2020 (age 78)

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Richard E. Meacham, 78, of the Town of Niagara, NY, passed away on September 22, 2020.  Born on December 8, 1941 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Earl and Marion (Moore) Meacham.

Dick Meacham, as he was known to family and friends, was a lifelong area resident and graduated from Niagara Falls High School in 1960. He proudly served in the United States Air Force, during the Vietnam War, until his honorable discharge on July 3, 1963.  Dick worked as a Truck Driver for Praxair Corporation.  He was a classic car enthusiast and animal lover.  Dick will be sorely missed by his cats, Sally and Mikey and was saddened when his cats, Louie the Mooch, Corkey, Webster, Charlie and others passed away.

Dick Meacham is survived by his beloved wife, Elaine A. (Smith) Meacham; devoted children, Shelly Meacham, Dawn (Terry) Tattrie and Robin (Elin) Williams; step-children, Wayne Cooper, Ron Cooper, Ann Marie (Peter) Gould, Dennis Cooper and Brian ( Laura) Cooper; grandchildren, Gary (Jessica) Meacham, Damon Hewitt, Lynne (Rocco) Hewitt, Kenny (Stephanie) Davis, Shelbie Leone, T.J. (Jackie) Tattrie, Christina (John) Caraglin and Brandon Berds; many step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; brother, Daniel (Linda) Meacham and several nieces, nephews and cousins.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Earl Meacham.

The family will be present on Saturday, September 26th, from 2-4:45 p.m. at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007) where the United States Air Force will provide Military Honors for his faithful service at 4:45 p.m.  Family and friends invited.  As you prepare to attend please be mindful of face coverings and be prepared for delayed entry as COVID restrictions and social distancing will be enforced. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to the Niagara County SPCA.  Arrangements are under the direction of Michael R. Goodlander.  Share condolences and memories at GOODLANDERCARES.com

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 26, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:45 PM
Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Military Honors
Saturday
September 26, 2020

4:45 PM
Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Donations

Niagara County SPCA
2100 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls NY 14304

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