MEADOWS, Bobby Lee

Bobby Lee Meadows, 56, of Poplar St. in Narrows, departed this life Monday morning, June 1, 2015 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke after a long illness. Born in Pearisburg on January 15, 1959 he was a son of the late James Harold and Ethel Dalton Meadows. His parents died when he was small and he was blessed to be the foster child of the late Alex and Sally (Granny) Wilson whom he dearly loved. Bobby had been employed with Langford Brothers Construction Company as superintendent of a road crew. He was into old rock and roll, liked Credence Clearwater Revival, Dale Earnhart, Jr, The Redskins, VA Tech Football, and had been converted to support The Narrows Green Waves. He leaves to cherish his memory his beloved wife of nine years Denise Defibaugh; their son Daniel Defibaugh of the home; his brother-in-law Donald Davis Jr. of the home; his sister-in-law Diane Myers of Pearisburg; his brother William Meadows (Brenda) of Narrows; his sisters Mary Epperly (Larry) of Pembroke and Janie Mae Cody (Richard) of Peterstown; several foster brothers and sisters of whom he was fond; and his special buddy, his dog “Cricket”. Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 1:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke. His family wishes to express their gratitude to the doctors and especially the nurses at Giles Community, New River Medical Center, and Roanoke Memorial Hospitals for their compassionate care of Bobby during his illness. In lieu of flowers the family requests that contributions be made in Bobby’s memory to your local rescue squad. Online condolences may be sent by visiting