Ryan Patrick Meade



Ryan Patrick Meade passed away suddenly in his home February 9, 2017 at the age of 28. He is survived by his two sons, Dean Coleman Meade, age 4, Jameson Michael Meade, age 2, and the love of his life, Kelly Littlejohn. He is also survived by his parents, Brian and Jana Meade of Bluffton; his brother, Nolan Meade, age 14; and sister, Katie Meade-Foskey; brother in law, John Foskey; and nephew, John Raymond Foskey.

Ryan was born in Bridgeport, CT on October 20, 1988 and then moved to Boynton Beach, FL where he spent his childhood years growing up in the Florida sun and beach. He became a first class boy scout, which he enjoyed!

He and his family moved to Pennsylvania for a couple of years, where he learned to hunt and fish the outdoor life with his cousins, the Farrones’, which he really enjoyed. He also became firefighter 1 certified. He volunteered for the Hazelton Fire Department.
He eventually moved to Bluffton, SC, where he attended Bluffton High School. He was taught the electrical trade through the years by his loving father. He worked for Simoneaux Electric as a commercial electrician and later as a foreman on a large commercial project for CBS electric.

Ryan loved motorcycles, playing guitar, and multiple genres of music. He was very much into history and his Italian/Irish heritage. He was a great conversationalist, very intuitive, and had a great smile. He loved spending time with his family and loved animals. He was just a great crazy kid! His personality was magnetic to finding love for all. He had an old soul and everybody loved him so much. He will be missed beyond all sense by his family and friends.

A memorial service will be held Noon, Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Rd, Bluffton. A celebration of life will follow the service from 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm at The R-Bar, 70 Pennington Dr, Bluffton, SC. Remembrances may be made to a GoFundMe account, https://www.gofundme.com/support-ryan-meades-kids-funeral, which has been established for Ryan’s children.