James R. Meadows, Jr.
Age 77. Born in Nashville, James Romulus Meadows, Jr. was the son of the late James R. Meadows and Constance O’Brien Meadows. He is survived by loving wife, Patricia C. Meadows; loyal friends, Cara Mae and Abby Jewel; step son, Matt Williams (Jean) of Nashville, TN; cousin, C. H. O’Brien (Jo) of Clarksville, TN; as well as numerous family members, lifelong friends, current and former employees. Mr. Meadows attended Parmer School in Nashville and was a graduate of The Webb School in Bellbuckle, TN, where he later served as Board of Trust Chairman. He graduated from Yale University, ’56 and Cambridge University’s Jesus College in England, ’59, lettering in varsity crew at both universities. Mr. Meadows served his country in the U.S. Army before joining Container Corporation of America, where he was a sales executive for 17 years. He returned to Nashville in 1977 and joined Dixie Graphics Inc., where he became President and Owner in the mid-1980’s, and where his vision and passion fostered the reputation and success the company has today. A lover and student of golf, he will be missed by many of the game’s most noted instructors. Visitation will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3900 West End Avenue on Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 4-6 p.m. The funeral service will be held 10 a.m. on Friday, May 4, 2012 also at Westminster Presbyterian Church, with Interment to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The family suggests the United Way or charity of your choice for those wishing to make donations.