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Gentry Joe “Buddy” Meade, 85, of Gloucester, went to heaven July 4, 2020.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry O. and Maggie Meade; his brother, Jack, and his sisters, Shelvia and Dolly. He is survived by his loving wife, Virginia; brother, Jerry (Xiuzhen); sister, Peggy (Morris); sister-in-law, Peggy Meade; daughters, Karen Miller and Sherry Vogel; son, Larry (Donna) Dennis; grandchildren, Devon, Tim, Brenda; great-grandchildren, Gabriel, Lennon, and Andy, a soon-to-arrive great-great-grandchild; nephews, Kenny, Gary, and Zhongxin; nieces, Shawna, Shannon, Mandy, and their extended families. Buddy served in the Navy and Marine Corps Reserve and retired from C and O Railroad. He loved to run, fish, and hunt. He had good friends like Paul Davis and Red Erby and many more.

A memorial service will be held at a later date due to COVID-19. Andrews Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.