In Loving Memory

March 8, 1926 – May 13, 2017


Bay Minette, AL

James Walter Merideth, 92, of Bay Minette passed away on Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Mr. Merideth was born in Arkansas and spent most of his adult life on the waters of the Mighty Mississippi River.  He was an army veteran of the Korean Conflict and he loved to garden and raise chickens.

James is preceded in death by his wife Katherine, three sons, James “Ricky”, Michael and Billy; grandson, Richard and five siblings. He is survived by his daughters, Carol M. Sharp and Thelma Lynn Merideth, both of Bay Minette; three sisters and one brother. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Rodger, Theresa, Jim, Mallory, Thomas, Wendy, Mike, Ricky, Heather and Christina and by several great grandchildren.  The family will gather to remember James at a later date and place his remains in his beloved Mississippi River!  Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home of Daphne.