Thomas Edward Meadows, Sr.

Class of 1966

Valedictorian

Student Council 1, 2, 3, 4; President 4

Beta Club 3, 4  Beta Club President 4

FFA 1, 2, 3, 4; Vice President 1;  President 4; Star Farmer 1, 2, 3, 4

Book Club 1, 2, 3;  Secretary 1, 2, 3, 4

Basketball 4

Sophomore Class Treasurer 2

Junior Class President 3

Annual Staff Editor-in-Chief 4

Junior Marshall 3

Valedictorian 4 

Most Likely To Succeed - Best Speaker - Best All Around Student


Army Security Agency

Specialist 5 - US Army 1967-71

 

Good Conduct Medal - National Defense Ribbon

Army Commendation Medal - Meritorious Service Medal


                                                                            2002                                                     2007                                            2009

 

901 Spirea Road - Richmond, Va. 23236 - 804-379-0051- hokieheel@afo.net

I have been working for Philip Morris, USA most of my life.  I am completing 32 years service in February 2005.  I have been married to the former Glenda Dawn Kidd of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina since July 12, 1976 and we have one daughter Michelle Evette Meadows (1/3/78).  I was formerly married to Ruth Elaine Runyon, ASI Class of 67 and we had a son Thomas Edward Meadows, Jr. (1/18/69)  Glenda has been in the small loan business for over 40 years and will retire soon.  Tom Jr. is from the Monacan High Class of 87 and is currently attending night classes at VCU to earn his degree in Business Administration. I am so proud of him for going back and doing what I should have done.   Michelle is from the Monacan High Class of 96 and Virginia Tech Class of 2001.  Michelle was the honor graduate of her college class graduating Summa Cum Laude.  She was an outstanding high school and college softball player.  She was recently selected to play for the Salem Virginia All-Stars as they took on the United States Olympic Softball team on June 18, 2004.  She is the first three time national Academic All-American in Virginia Tech history. Michelle has since completed her Masters degree at Virginia Commonwealth University and is now an Associate Athletic Director and  Senior Women's Administrator at Longwood University in Farmville, Va.  Update:  Michelle was inducted into the Virginia Tech Hall of Fame on October 22, 2010.

Both Tom and Michelle were inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society on April 27, 2004 at Virginia Commonwealth University.

After spending four years in the Army from 1967-71, I returned to work at Philip Morris, USA.  I am currently Manager of Maury Street Leaf Storages.  My hobbies are coaching softball, coin collecting, cap collecting, fishing and deer hunting.  I am an avid layman, part time missionary and minister for the Lord Jesus Christ.  The Lord called me to start a ministry on the job that is spreading, called Hands Up Ministry.  You can check out our Website at www.handsupministry.com   I love serving wherever the Lord leads me.  I have experienced and learned very much in my life but experiencing the love of Jesus and learning of Him is the most important thing that I have to share with you.  With Jesus, we will have an Alumni meeting in heaven where many of our school friends and lifetime friends have gone.

Recent Update

I was ordained into the ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ on June 20, 2004.  I was ordained with the Christian name of Thomas "Jeremiah".    I also am the the founder (2000) and leader of a Christian Ministry at Philip Morris, USA in Richmond, Virginia called Hands Up Ministry.  I have a dream of starting a church called the Healing House.  Check the website as we continue to dream at www.healinghouse.biz.

You may contact me via email at the following addresses.

Pastor@HandsUpMinistry.com or PastorJeremiah@HealingHouse.Biz

Recent Update

I retired on March 1, 2006 after 33 years service with Philip Morris.  I had my first grandchild on April 20, 2006.  Her name is Emily Hai-Lim Meadows born to my son Tommy and his wife Jodi.  She is also the granddaughter of Ruth Runyan (Class of 67)

  

                                                  Emily's 1st Birthday                                                                                           Emily's 2nd Birthday

 

                                                                                      Emily's 1st Christmas                                           Emily's 2nd Christmas 

Galatians 6:9/10 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.  As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.


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