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Melvin Driver Obituary
Driver, Melvin Lawrence Age 67, passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart, IN. He was born on June 1, 1946 in Memphis, TN. He moved to Gary, IN as a child, where he remained for the duration of his life. Melvin attended Tolleston High School, graduating in the top ten of his class. After high school, he proudly served in the U.S. Army. He was accepted for a position at LTV Steel Corporation/ArcelorMittal, where he retired after 46 years of dedicated service. Melvin was preceded in death by his beloved father, George R. Driver, Sr., and older sister, Georgia Driver. Melvin is survived by his loving and devoted mother, Alsie R. Driver; siblings, George R. Driver Jr. (Trista), Shirley D. Brown (Eldridge), Janette T. Brown, Debbie L. Driver, and Marcus Driver; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family members. Visitation will be held at Ridgelawn Funeral Home, located at 4201 West Ridge Road in Gary, IN, on Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Funeral Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Main Chapel of the Ridgelawn Funeral Home. Interment will be held in the Veteran's Section at the Ridgelawn Cemetery in Gary, IN. Melvin will be deeply missed by his loving and devoted family and friends. May God grant him Eternal Peace. Online condolences may be made at

Published in the Post Tribune on May 8, 2014
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