Robert Melson Jr.
Robert "Bear" Melson Jr., age 51 of Murfreesboro, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center following a brief illness. He was a native of Costa Mesa, CA and the son of Anita Haruff Melson and the late Robert Charles Melson, Sr.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Melson is survived by his wife of 30 years, Penny Melson; a brother David Melson of Escondido, CA; two step-children Heather Carlson of Napa, CA and Christopher Dewey of Seattle, WA and six grandchildren.
Mr. Melson was a school bus driver for Murfreesboro City Schools and a long time member of The Society For Creative Anachronism.
Mr. Melson's wish was to be cremated and memorial services will be announced at a later date.
Online Condolences may be left for the family at www.woodfinchapel.com