MEREDITH WILBUR R. "SPIKE" MEREDITH III, age 74, Beloved husband of Joanne (nee Hofstetter); dear son of the late Professor Wilbur R. "Rib" II and Lillian (nee Buxbaum); dear father of Dr. Ryan Meredith, Pam Stepnick (husband Dr. David), and Dr. Shannon Meredith; stepfather of Diane Brockway, Susan Brockway, and Michael Brockway; grandfather of Payton, Logan, Hannah, Jake, Dawson, Amanda, Sydney, Taylor, and Caroline; dear brother of David R. Meredith (wife Sheila) and Linda Makee (husband Jim); uncle of ten; great uncle of 22. Funeral Service Friday, 11 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 5200 Mayfield Rd., Lyndhurst WHERE THE FAMILY WILL RECEIVE FRIENDS ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE SERVICE. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts to Brush Alumni Association, "Spike Meredith Scholarship", 5044 Mayfield Rd., Lyndhurst, OH, 44124. Arrangements by MAHER-MELBOURNE FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICE (216)382-4500. Condolences at: www.mahermelbourne.com