Douglas Eugene "Doug" Melson


Douglas "Doug" Eugene Melson, 58, of Hustonville went to his eternal home on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

Born Sept. 21, 1959, he was the son of Eugene and Ruth Melson of Columbia. For the past 37 years, Doug had been a member of Hilltop Trinity Full Gospel Tabernacle Church where he sang and played guitar. He had worked as a radio DJ in Liberty and Columbia and worked at Liberty Care Center as the business office manager.

In addition to his parents, Doug is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Brenda Calhoun Melson; a daughter, Beth (Earl) Tolley of Hustonville; a sister, Cindy (Jeff) Greer of Arizona; his mother-in-law, Donna Calhoun of Danville and his father-in-law, Kenneth (Pam) Calhoun of Indiana.

The funeral was Tuesday at Hilltop Trinity Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Liberty with Brother Don Clark officiating. Burial was in Hilltop Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Tyler Calhoun, Matthew Calhoun, Sid Freeman, Jerry Freeman, Mike Kinman and Zack Evitts. Honorary pallbearers are Danny and Mary Griffin, Brandy Carman, Amanda Hatter and the staff at Liberty Care Center.

W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Hustonville is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in The Casey County News on Sept. 27, 2017