H. “Rex” Meadows, 92, of Fremont passed peacefully Saturday, June 26, 2021 at his home that he designed and built himself. Rex was born December 15, 1928 in Bloomington, Indiana, he was one of 13 children and a son to the late Harley and Nettie (Duvall) Meadows. At the age of 12, Rex was taken in by Albert and Viola Snooks; they then raised him as he helped work on their farm.
Rex graduated from Steinsville High School, and then served his country in the Army during World War II.
Rex went on to Purdue and received his Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering and he then completed his Masters.
Rex retired from Magnavox after 27 years of service; where he was a V.P. of Communication Products. He was an integral leader of the Electronic Warfare Department. He was active with Junior Achievement through Magnavox.
Rex enjoyed woodworking, he was an avid reader, and he was always consuming knowledge.
Rex is survived by his wife of 72 years, Pauline Mae (Bennett) Meadows; children, Theresa Meadows of Grabill, Pam (Terry) Clark of Fort Wayne, Sandy (Chris) Rieth of Vail, Arizona, Tom (Barbara) Meadows of South Whitley, and Paula (Peter Rowley) Hallett of Brownsburg, Indiana; three cherished generations of grandchildren.
A celebration visitation for Rex will be 3-7 p.m., Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at H.E. Johnson and Sons Funeral Home, 108 South West Street, Angola, IN 46703.
Family request that memorials are to Heartland Hospice.
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