Memorial service for Eddie Allen Meadows, 60, of Amarillo, TX will be at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Canadian, TX with Dale Moreland, officiating and Rick Lucas, assisting. A private family burial will be in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery in Canadian under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home of Canadian, TX. Eddie passed away Saturday, April 14, 2012 in Amarillo, TX. Eddie Allen Meadows was born June 1, 1951, to Roy Meadows and Lois Edith Meek Meadows in Wheeler, TX. He graduated from Briscoe High School in 1969, and attended West Texas State University where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha fraternity. Eddie married Leta Gill Meadows on May 12, 1973, in Canyon, TX. He farmed and ranched in Hemphill County from 1973 until 2005. He taught Sunday school at the First Baptist Church in Canadian where he was a member for many years. Eddie served on the Hemphill Soil and Water Conservation District Board from October of 1999 to June of 2005. During his time on the Board, he served as Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary as well as a member. He received the Resident Conservation Farmer Award in 1995. He and his wife moved to Amarillo in 2005. He was a member of The Church at Quail Creek where he served as a deacon. Eddie loved sunsets and working cattle on the farm. He was a people person with a keen sense of humor who enjoyed visiting with his friends, whether it was in the church parlor, in the middle of a country road or on the phone. Eddie loved his grandkids more than life itself and passed down his undeniable love of Dr Pepper and peppermints. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Carol Meadows in 1962. He is survived by his loving wife, Leta Meadows of Amarillo, TX; two Daddy’s girls, Amy Hardisty and husband Dustin of Amarillo, TX; Laura Hughs and husband Brian of Canadian, TX; a brother, Larry Meadows and wife Pam of Golden, CO; a sister, Lucy Lucas and husband Rick of Westport, KY; six grandchildren, Sheaylan Hughs of Lubbock, TX; Harrison, Madison, and Hudson Hughs all of Canadian, TX; Asher and Ansley Hardisty of Amarillo, TX; six nephews and two nieces. The family suggests memorials to The Church of Quail Creek, 801 Tascosa Rd., Amarillo, TX 79124 or First Baptist Church, 706 Main, Canadian, TX 79014. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 16, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Hughs Funeral Home, 203 South 3rd St., Canadian, TX 79014.