MOUNT HOLLY - Thomas Ralph "Tommy" Lyons Melton, 43, passed away Jan. 9, 2013, at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia.
He was born June 10, 1969, in Mecklenburg County, to William S. and Anne Lyons Melton of Mount Holly.
Thomas attended Trinity United Methodist Church and he was president of CT Sourcing LLC. He was a loving father and son who treasured his friends.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife, Katrina L. Osborne Melton; son, Connor Thomas Melton ; brothers, William S. Melton, Jr. and wife Laurie, Robert J. Melton; nieces, Haley Melton and Kathleen Melton; nephews, Jacob Melton and Randy Melton.
Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Mount Holly, with the Rev. Angela Pleasants officiating.
Interment will follow at Forest Lawn West, Charlotte.
The family will receive friends 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be made to Surfer's Healing, A Foundation for Autism, PO Box 1267, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92693.
To offer condolences, please visit www.siskbutler.com.
Arrangements by Sisk-Butler Funeral Home, Bessemer City.