Dennis J. Melton, 54, of Beckemeyer,
died Sunday, May 20, 2007 at Highland Healthcare Center,
Mr. Melton was born September 27,
1952 in Centralia to Elmer and Nadine (Kinney) Melton; they survive
Also surviving are his children,
Jennifer Melton and Cory (special friend Rae Barnett) Melton both of
A granddaughter, Isabelle Grace
Brothers and Sisters, Sharon (Eddie)
Rule of Carlyle, Linda (Joe) Koch of Fort Wayne,
IN, Elmer “J. R.” (Stacy) Melton of
Breese, Debbie (Ronnie) Hunt of Carlyle, Ralph (Debbie) Melton of
Carlyle, Mary (special friend Ron) Hitpas of Keyesport, Michael
Melton of Carlyle, Becky (Dale) Peters of Germantown, Jan (Rich)
Holtgrave of Beckemeyer, Lisa (Rich) Rodenberg of Tilden.
He was previously married to Vicki (Pulver)
Melton of Beckemeyer.
Preceded in death by a sister, Doris
Legate, brothers-in-law, Jim Legate and Tim Hitpas, a niece, Chelsey
Melton, a nephew Jeremy Melton, and friend, Roger Lappe.
Dennis worked as an equipment
operator for Kauling Wood Products in Beckemeyer.
He was a member of the Beckemeyer
Washer Club and the Beckemeyer Community Development Club.
Funeral Services will be Thursday,
May 24, 2007 at 11:00 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese with
Rev. Mike Garrison officiating. Interment will follow in St.
Anthony Cemetery, Beckemeyer.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May
23, 2007 from 4:00-8:00 pm and again on Thursday, May 24, 2007 from
9:00-11:00 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.
Memorials can be made to the donor’s
choice and will be received at the funeral home.