LAUDERDALE COUNTY, ALABAMA
OBITUARIES - INDIVIDUAL
WILLIAM RAY McMEANS
Contributed 31 Dec 1999 by Marta Norton
The Denver Rocky Mountain News
Friday, December 31, 1999; Page 14B
William Ray McMeans, 86, of Aurora [Colorado] died Dec. 18. Services were Dec. 22. Mr. McMeans was born in Rogersville, Ala., on Feb. 23, 1913. He began his newspaper career at the Decatur Daily in Alabama and later worked in Denver at the Monitor. He also worked for the Denver Mint and Navy during WWII. He spent 30 years at the Dever Rocky Mountain News. He opened Dow Jones Publications in the Denver area. He spent 10 years with the Denver Downtowner, leading their circulation department. Survivors include wife Barbara; sons Roger and Steven; brother the Rev. Charles; sisters Sylvia Skelton and Mary Sharp; a grandson.
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