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 Elvin Wayne Melton

Elvin Wayne Melton

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Death 28 Oct 2012 (aged 97)
Burial Weatherford, Custer County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 100126145 · View Source
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E. Wayne Melton, age 97, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, October 28, 2012. Mr. Melton was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 68 years, Ruth Dudek Melton and his parents, Horace Arthur and Sarah Annas Melton. Wayne was the loving father of Jennifer Shelhamer and her husband, Don of Soddy-Daisy, TN, David Melton and his wife, Myrna of Woodbridge, VA, Pamela White and her husband, Jim of Albuquerque, NM, "Granddaddy" to Alison Marroquin and her husband, Louis of Highlands Ranch, CO, Heather Klocke and her husband, Joshua of Bothell, WA, Kelly Ryan and her husband, Jud of Arlington, VA, Ryan Shelhamer of Tempe, AZ, Ruth O'Brien and her husband, Jake of Louisville, KY, John Shelhamer of Soddy-Daisy, TN; and Hilary Melton of Albuquerque, NM, "Great Granddaddy" to Riley and Kendall Klocke of Bothell, WA and loving brother to Queenell Melton York of Graham, TX. Wayne attended Southwestern State College in Weatherford, OK, served our country in the United States Army Air Corp and completed electronic engineering courses, along with his wife Ruth, at the University of Oklahoma during WWII. They were subsequently assigned to the electronic engineering laboratory together at Wright Field near Dayton, OH. Wayne moved with his wife, Ruth to Alamogordo in 1954, retiring as an engineer from Holloman AFB in 1977, and then moving to Albuquerque in 1983. Visitation will be on Friday, November 16, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at FRENCH - Lomas with funeral services to follow at the same location on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford, OK, on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International.



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  • Created by: P Barela
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100126145
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elvin Wayne Melton (17 Feb 1915–28 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100126145, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, Custer County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by P Barela (contributor 46573401) .