Melvin Mel Eugene Rudd

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Melvin 'Mel' Rudd

SALISBURY - Melvin "Mel" Eugene Rudd, age 82, of Salisbury passed away June 10, 2014.

He was born in Roxboro on Sept. 26, 1931 the son of Robert and Myrtle Broach Rudd.

Mel married Nancy Sue Waddell on June 19, 1955. Mr. Rudd was a veteran of the US Navy serving in the Navy Air Patrol during the Korean War. He was active around town as a member of the Salisbury Lions Club, participant in the Rufty-Holmes Senior Men's Breakfast, and could be found several days a week fellowshipping with friends at the Rufty-Holmes Senior Center. He loved to read, carve and spend time with friends and family.

Mel Rudd is survived by his wife, Nancy; son, Joe Rudd of San Antonio, Tex.; daughter, Allyson Alston and son-in-law Jay Alston of Chicago, Ill.; grandchildren, Trenton and Peyton Rudd, and many more family members who loved him dearly.

Visitation: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12 at Summersett Funeral Home.

Service: 11 a.m. Friday, June 13 at First United Methodist Church conducted by Rev. Steve Haines.

Burial: 11 a.m. Monday, June 16, at Salisbury National Cemetery with Military Honors.

Memorials: Lewy Body Dementia Association in his memory at http// or checks payable to "Lewy Body Dementia Association," or can be mailed to Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Rd. SW, Lilburn, GA 30047.

Summersett Funeral Home is serving the Rudd family.

Online condolences may be made at
Funeral Home
Summersett Funeral Home, Inc. & Cremation Center - Salisbury
1315 West Innes Street  Salisbury, NC 28144
(704) 633-2111
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Published in Salisbury Post on June 12, 2014
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