Randall Joshua (RJ) Meacham, 23, of Franklin, GA passed away on Oct. 28, 2012 at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center of Fayetteville, NC.
A memorial service will be conducted at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, Nov 3. 2012 at Glenloch Baptist Church, Franklin, GA with Pastor Neil Awbrey officiating and Pastor Derrick Montgomery providing kind words and song.
RJ was born on Oct. 1, 1989, the son of Randall H. and Donna D. Meacham. Randall or RJ, as his friends knew him, loved being with his family and friends.
His little niece and nephew, Abby and Brayden, were quite precious to him. He loved going to the beach and the mountains, playing video games, and hanging out with his friends.
RJ was preceded in death by his grandparents Milton A. and Veda B. Meacham of Knoxville, TN and is survived by parents Randall and Donna; sisters Margaret and Mary; brother Thomas; niece Abby and nephew Brayden; all of Franklin GA; grandparents Harland and Ruby Jo Shelton of LaGrange, GA.; aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He attended Heard County High School in Franklin, GA; West Georgia Technical College in LaGrange, GA and was a veteran of the U.S. Army’s 82 Airborne Division, at Fort Bragg, NC as a Paratrooper serving in Haiti and Afghanistan.
After leaving the Army he remained in Fayetteville where he resided and worked. He was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Franklin, GA and was currently attending Blessed Family of God Church of Fayetteville, NC.
Our Randall (RJ) is greatly loved and will be mightily missed by all. His passing is not a goodbye, but a “see you later”. We look forward to holding you close again when we see you in Heaven, sweet son and friend.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to The Stanton Hospitality House, 1617 Roxie Avenue, Fayetteville, NC 28304.
Condolences to the family may be sent through Colvin Funeral Home, Fayetteville, NC (www.hmcolvin.com).