Scott Strick Melson
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POCOMOKE CITY—Scott Strick Melson, 76, of Pocomoke City passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 15, 2013, with his wife by his side, following a long battle with cancer. Scott was born April 26, 1936, in Lewes to the late Clayton and Mary Page Melson.
He was the owner-operator of Melson Funeral Home in Pocomoke City from 1974 until his retirement in 1997. In his years working with the funeral home, Scott gained many lasting friendships as a result of the genuine care taken with beloved departed members of the community which he called home. He was a member of Goodwill Baptist Church in Pocomoke City and Pocomoke Elks Lodge 1674.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy Watson Melson; children, Carol Melson Eason (James) of Gilmer, Texas, Deb Hamilton (Sherry) of Lewes, Holly Melson Truitt of Lewes, Kevin Watson Melson (Laurie) of Stockton, Md., and Kip Scott Melson (Dawn) of Pocomoke City; 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brothers, Clayton Melson (Linda), Page Melson, Doug Melson (Sharon), and Al Melson; sister, Beth Melson King (James); and brother-in-law, Richard Watson (Carol).
Scott was preceded in death by a brother, Phil Melson; and a sister, Mary Lou Melson Fisher.
A viewing will be held Monday evening from 7-9 at Bradshaw & Sons Funeral Home in Crisfield. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church in Pocomoke, where a second viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. Officiating the funeral service will be Pastor Robert Blevins, and the Revs. Rowland Scott and James Eason. Interment will follow in First Baptist Cemetery in Pocomoke City.
If desired, donations may be made to Goodwill Baptist Church, 3824 Stockton Road or Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church, 1519 Market St., both Pocomoke City, Md. 21851.
To send condolences to the family, please visit www.bradshawandsonsfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Daily Times on Mar. 17, 2013