Funeral plans announced for Bryan police officer

Published: Nov. 17, 2019 at 1:09 PM CST
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Funeral arrangments have been announced for a local police officer who unexpectedly passed away Saturday at his home.

Kenny Meadors, 50, of Bryan, passed on Saturday, November 16.

A public visitation is 6 to 8 pm, Wednesday, November 20, at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center, 3001 South College Ave, Bryan.

A Life Tribute Celebration will be at 1 pm, Thursday, November 21, 2019, at First United Methodist Church.

The Bryan Police Department said Officer Meadors was "truly a man of character."

"He was honest, caring and compassionate and always there when you needed him. The Bryan Police Department is devastated at the loss of our brother in blue. We ask for prayers for his family," the police department said in a post on Facebook.

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Officer Kenneth Meadors started with the Bryan Police Department in March 1991. He served as a patrol officer for five years before transferring to the Criminal Investigation Division in 1996.

In December 1998 Kenny Meadors left the Bryan Police Department and moved to Wyoming to work for the Casper Police Department. In July 1999 Kenny Meadors returned to Texas and the Bryan Police Department. Meadors transferred to the Traffic Safety Unit in 2001.

In 2003 Kenny Meadors promoted to Sergeant over the Traffic Safety Unit. Finally in 2007 Sgt. Meadors transferred to the Patrol Division working patrol before retiring from the department in 2014. Kenny worked a short time with the Madisonville County Sheriff’s Office before suspending his retirement and returning to Bryan PD in 2016.

He worked on patrol until June of this year when he transferred to the Traffic Safety Unit. Officer Meadors passed away unexpectedly at his home on November 16, 2019.

Statement from Chief Eric Buske: “The men and women of the Bryan Police Department were stunned by the unexpected death of Officer Kenny Meadors on Saturday. Kenny was well-liked and respected as a knowledgeable and experienced police officer. He had mentored numerous younger officers and served as a role model for all. The Bryan Police Department family already greatly misses his steady hand and dry sense of humor.”

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that a donation be made to your favorite charity in Kenny’s name.

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of Kenny Meadors Saturday. The Bryan Police Department...

Posted by City of Bryan Police Department on Saturday, November 16, 2019

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