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David Lee Meredith

February 2, 1940 — August 20, 2021

David Lee Meredith, 81, of Sheridan, IL passed away on August 20, 2021. David was born on February 2, 1940 in Leitchfield, Kentucky. David married Barbara on July 27, 1958 in Sheridan, IL and they were together for 60 years before Barbara’s passing in 2018. David worked at All Steel, where he retired. He also family farmed his own small farm for 55 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, as well as spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

David is survived by 3 children, Cindy (Jeff) Cartwright of Sandwich, IL, Robert (Maggie) Meredith of Wadsworth, IL and Vicky (William) McCarty of Melvin, IL; 3 sisters, Betty Louise Witten, Nina Ayers and Phyllis Decker; 1 brother, Ronnie Decker; Grandchildren, Chad (Shellie) Cartwright of Sheridan, IL, Matthew (Kelly) McCarty of Roberts, IL, Stacey (Troy) Tornebeni of Downers Grove, IL, Christopher (Kaylen) Cartwright of Sandwich, IL, Marcus McCarty of Sycamore, IL, Jennifer (Luke) McNutt of Mendota, IL, and Taylor and Stephanie Day of Wadsworth, IL; As well as 13 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; His wife, Barbara; 1 brother, Wayne Decker; And a great grandson, Logan Cartwright.

His pallbearers will be his grandchildren, Chad, Christopher, Matthew, Marcus, Stacey, Jennifer, Taylor and Stephanie.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. at Beverage Family Funeral Home, 104 Terry Street Sandwich, IL 60548. Family will have a private funeral service. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage Family Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be made at

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Wednesday, August 25, 2021

10:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Beverage Family Funeral Home

104 Terry St, Sandwich, IL 60548

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