Melvin McAlister(1934 - 2014)

Melvin "Mac" McAlister

Travelers Rest

Melvin Lewis "Mac" McAlister, 80, passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Emeritus at Greenville.

Born in Pickens County, he was the son of the late J.V. and Mettie Stone McAlister. He was a retired cabinet maker and car dealer and was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are his wife, Shirley Hooper McAlister; son: Gregg McAlister (Paula); step-daughter: Susan Roberts; step-sons: Randall M. Roberts, Melvin D. Roberts, Jr. (Mary Ann) and Stephen Roberts (Susan); brother: James T. McAlister (Barbara); 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Along with his parents, Melvin was predeceased by 2 sisters and 2 brothers.

The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 1 until 1:45 p.m. at The Howze Mortuary.

Funeral service will be Monday afternoon at 2 p.m. at The Howze Mortuary Chapel.

Burial will be at Mountain View Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The Howze Mortuary, Travelers Rest is in charge of the arrangements. (864) 834-8051.

Funeral Home

The Howze Mortuary
6714 State Park Rd Travelers Rest, SC 29690
(864) 834-8051

Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 5, 2014