George David Melvin Jr., 55, of Sedalia, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at his home.
A memorial service and visitation will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Rea Funeral Chapel in Sedalia. The family suggests memorial contributions be given to the Lily Melvin Education Fund in care of the Rea Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.reafuneralservice.com.
Born Jan. 30, 1955, at Fort Delbar, Va., he was the son of George and Eloise Melvin Sr., and Betty Sheppard. On Feb. 28, 1987, in Malta Bend, he married Verna Johnson, who lives in Carrollton. He worked as a heavy equipment operator at B & P Excavating. He loved to build guitars with his son and would have given the shirt off his back to anyone who needed it.
He is survived by his father, George David Melvin Sr., of Camden Wyoming, Del; his mother, Betty Sheppard, of Florida; one daughter, Ashley Melvin, of Sedalia; two sons, Benny Melvin and his wife, Karen, of Delaware, Aron Melvin and his wife, Tesha, of Carrollton; one brother, Eddie Melvin, of Delaware; two grandchildren, Lily and Jena Melvin.
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