James David Meredith, 82, of Stewartville passed away peacefully at home with his wife by his side on September 15, 2020. James grew up in Stewartville farming with his parents until their deaths and then took over the farm for them. He only took time off to serve three years in the Marine Corps with an honorable discharge. He married his wife Mary on May 5, 1979. He is preceded in death by his parents. A Private family burial is planned. Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Meredith family. To share a special memory or condolence, please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com.