William “Bill” J. Meade Jr. of Bradenton, Fla., died on July 22, 2015. He was 77.
William, or Bill, was a devoted educator who began his career in special education on Martha’s Vineyard working with learning-disabled students. He then went on to continue in special education at Lexington High School in Lexington, where he taught for more than 30 years until his retirement in 2000.
Bill was born on January 10, 1938, in Waltham. A memorial Mass will be conducted in Massachusetts at a later date. For condolences and more information, go to manasotamemorial.com.