Obituary: William Mead
William Lloyd “Tiny” Mead, 67, of Kremmling passed away Feb. 6, 2015, at Swedish Hospital in Englewood, with family by his side. William was born on June 17, 1947, in Cody, Wyo., to Harry and Velta Mead. He was raised in Dalton, Neb., along with his two older brothers and three older sisters.
In the ’70s William made Grand County his permanent home and this is where he met the love of his life, Richeanne (Richardson) Mead. They were married on May 16, 1981, in Granby, where they began their family. In 2002 William and Richy moved their family to Kremmling where he spent the rest of his days. Over the years William held several jobs as a truck driver, mechanic, and equipment operator, and retired from Snow Mountain Ranch – YMCA of the Rockies in 2008.
He is survived by his wife Richy of Kremmling, Daughter Michelle (Paul) Romero of Kremmling, son William Mead and granddaughter Brooke Mead of Kremmling, Brother Vaughn Mead of Randall, Wash., Sister Lorraine McCabe of Sidney, Neb., and Sister Betty (Jerry) Knapp of McDonald, Kan. He was preceded in death by his parents, Brother Marvin Mead, Sister Judy McKelvey, brother in-law Donald McKelvey, and brother in-law Jim McCabe.
A Memorial Service will be held on Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Snow Mountain Ranch – YMCA of the Rockies. Donations may be made to the Diabetes Association in his memory. To make a donation, add a photo or send a condolence to the family go to his web page at http://www.grandcountymortuary.com.
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