Henry Melhorn, 77, of the Stephens community, passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012.
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He was a self-employed businessman and owned and operated Henry Melhorn Service Station. Also, in his early days, he worked in the coal mines, logged timber and was a farmer. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Roberts; his parents, Walter and Elsie Smith Melhorn; brothers, Jr. and George; and infant brother and sister, Jessie Lee.
Surviving are his wife of 32 years, Reneha Phillips Melhorn; daughters, Kayla Melhorn, the Stephens community, and Keli Melhorn, Coalfield; sons, Tony Melhorn, Oliver Springs, Tim and wife Lesa Melhorn, Coalfield; brother, Ray and wife Ann Melhorn, Joyner community; sisters, Betty and husband Doug Cloud, Rockwood, and Brenda Melhorn, Rockwood; special friends, Greg Daugherty, Arnold Jones, Motto and JoAnn Massengale, all of the Stephens community; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews; a host of other friends and other relatives also survive, including father- and mother-in-law, Tom and Ruth Phillips, Devonia; and brother-in-law, Freeman and wife Dottie Phillips, Coalfield.
The family received friends from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, in Schubert Funeral Home, Wartburg. Funeral services followed at 7:30 p.m., with Pastor Steven Skov officiating. Graveside services were at noon Monday, Sept. 10, at Camp Austin Cemetery, Oakdale.
An online guestbook is available at www.schubertfuneralhome.com.
Schubert Funeral Home
1318 Knoxville Highway Wartburg, TN 37887
Published in Roane County News from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2012