In Memory


David Meade

DAVID LEASK MEADE Born December 13, 1962 Died March 4, 2009
David Meade died unexpectedly in his sleep the morning of March 4, 2009 at his home in Leesburg, Virginia; he was 46 years old. He grew up south of Alexandria, VA in the suburb of Waynewood, graduated from Fort Hunt High school in 1981 and Georgia Tech in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business. After college graduation, he was employed by the Mellow Mushroom Pizza Company of Atlanta where he helped to manage operations. In the late 1980s he returned to the Washington, DC area where he spent the next 26 years working in financial aspects of real estate development - first with Washington Homes, which later became K Hovnanian and over the last year with Republic Land Development, LLC. David is remembered for his generosity and his devotion to family and friends. He was everyone's favorite uncle who had a constant state of joy and playfulness about him. He will be greatly missed by all whose lives he touched and invariably made better by his presence. David is survived by his parents Tom and Louise Meade; brothers, Tom, Jimmy, and Michael; sisters-in-law, Mary, Mary Beth, and Nancy and beloved nieces and nephews, Woody, Tressa, Patrick, Isaiah, Sarah and George Meade and Justin and Sarah Keys. A memorial service will be held for David Friday, March 20, 2009, 1 p.m., Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 8710 Mount Vernon Highway, Alexandria, VA 22309. A reception will follow in the church social hall. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please consider a contribution to: Good Shepherd Housing and Family Services (GSHFS), P.O. Box 15096, Alexandria, VA 22309 or Fairfax Library Foundation, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 324, Fairfax, VA 22035. On line condolences may be sent to the family at

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