Merle Eugene “Pete” Meeds 74, retired Boeing N.C. Programmer, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017. Rosary will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, 2017; Memorial Mass will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, July 6, 2017, both at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Pete enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and attending their sporting events, having coffee with the guys at Panera, shopping at Costco for new “toys” and treats, and was looking forward to his favorite holiday - July 4th. Above all else he was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was always good for a “sweet” or two when the grandkids dropped by for a visit.

Preceded in death by his parents, Albert M. Meeds and Evea L. Meeds; and wife, Carla S. Meeds.

Survived by son, Patrick Meeds of Fort Myers, Fla.; daughters, Samantha Meeds, Heather Meeds, Courtney Hays (Adam) all of Wichita; grandchildren, Brittany Meeds, Kylie Meeds, Tanner Meeds, Phoebe Laufer, Camryn Hays and Piper Hays all of Wichita; sister, La Donna Moss (Duane) of Lexington, S.C.; brother, Charlie Meeds (Angela) of Simsboro, La.

A memorial has been established with Victory In The Valley, 3755 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67218. Downing & Lahey East Mortuary. Share tributes online at: www.dlwichita.com