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Benjamin Thomas Meredith, Jr.

May 22, 1957 ~ November 15, 2019 (age 62)

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Mr. Benjamin Thomas Meredith, Jr., 62, of Grantville, died Friday, November 15, 2019 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital.

Born May 22, 1957 in Macon, he was a son of the late Benjamin Thomas Meredith, Sr. and the late Geraldine Lovins Meredith.  Mr. Meredith was of the Baptist Faith and was a veteran of both the United States Army and the United States Air Force, serving in Vietnam.  He was a member of Riverdale Lodge #709, Free & Accepted Masons, and a member of the American Legion.  He loved riding his Harley and spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Lisa Meredith Mapp of Newnan, Benjamin T. “Ben” Meredith, III (Katie) of Moreland, and Amanda Rae Meredith of Atlanta; grandchildren, Mackenzie Mapp, Tristen Mapp, Avarie Price, Dakotah Meredith, and Landon Meredith; the mother of his children, Gail Eidson; brother, Jimmy Meredith of Carrollton; and sister, Pamela Wheeler of McDonough.

Funeral Services will be held at the graveside on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in Hillcrest Cemetery in Reynolds, Georgia.  The family will receive friends on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Chapel.

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November 20, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Higgins Hillcrest Chapel
1 Bullsboro Drive,
Newnan, GA 30263

Graveside Service
November 22, 2019

1:00 PM
Hillcrest Cemetery
Crest Hill Street
Reynolds, GA 31076

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