2015-02-21 / Obituaries

Frank Eugene Melton


Frank Eugene Melton, 81, died Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.
Born in Person County, Mr. Melton was the son of the late Arthur Thomas and Irma Gentry Melton, husband of the late Joyce Long Melton and brother of the late Alma M. Campbell.  
Mr. Melton served in the U.S. Army during the Korean era and was a member of Providence Baptist Church.  
He retired from Collins & Aikman Corporation.
Mr. Melton is survived by his step-daughter, Delaine Low of Roxboro; his brother, Robert T. Melton of Hurdle Mills; two step-grandchildren, Chris Spence and Tia Leach, both of Roxboro; and five step-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, at Providence Baptist Church by the Rev. Dennis McDonald.  Burial will follow in Olive Branch Baptist Church. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2  p.m. Saturday at Providence Baptist Church prior to the service.
Pallbearers will be Eugene Melton, Jerry Melton, Sherwood Melton, Doc Rogers, Lawrence Dixon, Chris Spence, Keith Barnette and Michael Barnette.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Providence Baptist Church, 1319 Virgilina Rd., Roxboro, NC, 27573 or Olive Branch Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 7588 Dirgie Mine Rd., Roxboro, NC, 27574.
Condolences may be sent at www.brooksandwhite.com.

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