William Frank Melton, Sr

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William Frank Melton, Sr

Birth
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Death 5 Mar 2014 (aged 85)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Arden, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 125914367 · View Source
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William Frank Melton, Sr., 85, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the John F. Keever Hospice Center.

A native of Asheville, he was a son of the late William Jack Melton, Sr. and Dona Bishop Melton. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Melton McKinney and Lucille Melton McFall.

Frank was a member of Long Shoals Baptist Church, a member of the Men's Sunday School Class and served his church with custodial duties. He served his country proudly during the Korean Conflict in the U.S, Air Force and was a member of the VFW. He was a retied employee of the National Climatic Weather Records Center.

Frank is survived by his wife of 59 years, Dorothy Rhodes Melton; two sons, Thomas Starling "Tommy" Melton and his wife, Patricia, of Northport, Florida, William Frank "Bill" Melton, Jr. and his wife Debbie, of Asheville and a daughter, Cathy Elaine Melton Fisher and her husband, Mark, of Arden. Also surviving is a brother, William Jack Melton, Jr., of Kennesaw, Georgia; three grandchildren, William Tyler Melton, Marlana Lynn Melton and Steven Michael Fisher; a great granddaughter, Christina Jackie Perricone and a number of nieces and nephews.

Frank loved his family, his church and his community. He never missed an opportunity to say a kind word or help someone in need. He will truly be missed by family and friends.

A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 pm Friday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian conducted by the Rev. Roger Reardon. Interment will follow in Averys Creek Methodist Church Cemetery with military honors.


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  • Created by: Vickie Oates Woods
  • Added: 5 Mar 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 125914367
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Frank Melton, Sr (22 Jun 1928–5 Mar 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 125914367, citing Averys Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery, Arden, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Vickie Oates Woods (contributor 47172707) .