Norman D. Meazell, age 79, died early Saturday morning, February 4, 2012, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade, Kansas.
He was born September 15, 1932, at Duncan, Oklahoma, the son, of Paul R. and Virgia M. (Burkelo) Meazell. As a young boy he attended school in Colorado, graduating from Colorado Springs High School. After his graduation, he attended Southern Nazarene University, receiving his degree in business administration. He was a longtime resident of Bethany, Oklahoma, retiring as an accountant from the Thompson School Book Depository, Incorporated.
He was a member of the Bethany First Church of the Nazarene. He enjoyed serving God, motorcycles, playing the trumpet in the church orchestra, serving the elderly, participating in the Angel Tree Program, gospel music, and spending time with his family and friends.
On September 13, 1997, he married Ramona Bridgeman at McCook, Nebraska.
He is survived by:
His wife, Ramona Meazell of Meade, Kansas
A daughter, Jean Ann Hawley and husband Andy
Four stepsons, DeWayne Harris, Brian Harris and wife Nancy, Kevin Harris,
& Doug Harris and wife Kara
A stepdaughter, Susan Hartnett and husband, Chris
Eleven grandchildren, Matthew James Hawley, Andrew Hawley, Jason Hawley, Jon Hawley
Jessica, Jenifer, Jana, Kylee, & Nicole Harris,
Maya and Kaya Hartnett
Three great-grandchildren, Matthew David Hawley, Logan & Dominiq
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, February 9, 2012, at the Bethany First Church of the Nazarene, Bethany, Oklahoma. Interment will follow in the Duncan Cemetery, Duncan, Oklahoma. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade, Kansas.
The family would welcome memorials to the Angel Tree Program or the Lone Tree Retirement Center Aviary Project in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com