World War II Veteran, William “Bill” K. Meador, age 92 of Castalian Springs, passed away Thursday June 30, 2016. Funeral Service will be Wednesday July 6th at 2:30 p.m. from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home, with Bro. Don Craighead officiating. Interment will follow at Crestview Memory Gardens, with Mark Meador, Eric Smith, Chris Meador, Austin Moore, Morgan Wood, and Chuck Burnett serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be Tuesday July 5th from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m., and Wednesday July 6th from 1:00 p.m. until time of service. Mr. Meador was born May 19, 1924 in Sumner County to the late William Jefferson Meador and Sue Marie Jackson Meador. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Betty Scott Meador; daughter, Nancy Meador Lawhead; brothers, B. P. Meador, and Ed Meador; and sisters, Annie Meador Gant, and Mary Meador Douglas. He is survived by son, William D. Meador of Gallatin; daughter, Martha Meador Smith (Norm) of Castalian Springs; sister, Polly Meador Withers of Gallatin; 4 grandchildren, Mark Meador (Tammie), Eric Smith, Dianna Lawhead, and Jonathan Lawhead; 5 great grandchildren, Mason Meador, Cierra Smith, Austin Moore, Chris Meador (Sarah), and Brook Wood (Morgan); 2 great-great grandchildren, Wyatt Wood, and Michael Meador; and multiple cousins, nieces and nephews. Mr. Meador served in World War II under General Patton, with his final rank as Tech Sergeant 5. He served in Delta Company 87th Calvary Squadron for the 6th Armored Division. He served at Casino, Italy, and The Battle of The Buldge. After World War II, he continued to serve in the Tennessee National Guard in Gallatin, Tennessee. He had a career with Genesco, worked at Acme Boot, and was a security officer with Sumner Regional Medical Center. He loved gardening, traveling, and could fix anything. Online condolences may be submitted at alexanderfh.info. Alexander Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.