Russell Donald Melton, age 58, passed away on Tuesday, July 15, 2012. Born in Nash County on May 23, 1956, he is the son of the late Robert Melton and the late Neaner Mae Faithful Melton. He was also preceded in death by his brothers Ben Melton and Ronnie Melton. He was employed for seventeen years at Helena Chemical Company. His love for the land and agriculture made him a friend to all farmers.
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He leaves behind to cherish his memory, sisters, Frances Pittman (Graham) of Pine Knoll Shore, NC, Alice Moore (Steve) of Morehead City, NC, Cathy Hubbard of Roanoke Rapids, NC and brother; John Eric Melton (Leslie) of Birmingham, AL; along with seven nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends and relatives on Friday, July 18, 2014, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, at Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home. A service to remember him will be held at 11:00am Saturday, July 19, 2014 at the Chapel of Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home with Dr. Jody Wright officiating. Burial will follow at the Elmwood Cemetery in Enfield, NC.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.
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Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on July 18, 2014