Leroy (Buddy) Meade

Leroy (Buddy) Meade, a member of Painters Local 729, died of a heart attack Dec. 12 in Golden Shores, Ariz.

He was 72.

A World War II veteran who spent most of his years before retirement at 20th Century Fox, Meade retired to Arizona several years ago.

He is survived by two daughters and two nephews.

Funeral services were private.

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