Roy Eugene Melick
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Roy Eugene Melick

ZANESVILLE: Roy Eugene Melick , 87 of Zanesville died at 11:37am Thursday, November 07, 2013 at the Good Samaritan Medical Center following a short illness.

He was born on October 11, 1926 in Perry County, Ohio the son of H. Oden and Esther Harlan Melick.

Roy was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church where he was active in a variety of activities with the school, especially with fundraising and the festival. He was a WWII Navy Veteran and a self-employed homebuilder for over 60 years. He was considered a true master builder, having built many beautiful homes and gained a new family of friends from each one. Roy was an avid basketball fan and coached the St. Nicholas Flyers 7th & 8th grade team for over 10 years. He enjoyed all sports, bowling, hunting, fishing, woodworking, and sitting in his back yard visiting with his neighbors and friends.

He is survived by four children Mike Melick of Zanesville, Pat (Beth) Melick of Powell, Karin "Cissie" (Terry) Kopchak of Zanesville and Kevin (Shari) Melick of Zanesville. 13 grandchildren, Michael Melick, Matt Melick, Andrew Melick, Rachael Melick, Jesse Melick, Pat Melick, Nick Melick, Maddie Melick, Kris "Topher" Kopchak and Katie Kopchak, Steph Melick, Abby Melick and Sarah Melick; several nieces and nephews and many close friends.

Preceded in death in addition to his parents were his wife of over 50 years, Helen "Squirt" Berkfield Melick, and brother Richard Melick.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00am today, Monday, November 11, 2013 at the Bryan & Snider Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mr. Burdette N. Peterson officiating. Burial will conclude at the Mt. Olive Cemetery , East Pike, Zanesville.

In lieu of Flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Nationwide Children's Hospital or the Genesis Morrison House Hospice.

The Bryan & Snider Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements.

To share memories and condolences with Roy's family please visit www.BryanSniderFuneralHome.com.






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Published in Times Recorder from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11, 2013.
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November 13, 2013
Karin and Melick family, We were sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Please accept our sincere condolences.May fond memories comfort you. He will be missed.
Mark & Patty Miller
November 11, 2013
So many great memories of fishing with Roy, Pat, and Kevin Melick in Canada. Here's one of my favorites from 1988. Farewell and thank you for such great times.
Steve Goodrich
November 11, 2013
Karin and family, So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Sending my deepest sympathy and prayers to you. Joan
November 10, 2013
Kevin,Karin,Pat,Mike and Families. Condolences from the Lyon family.Roy and Helen were both very special people and amazing parents. May God Bless You All.
Pat & Mary Jo Lyon
November 10, 2013
Melicks, read this morning of your Father's passing. You are in our thoughts. Mr. Melick was a True Model for how Youth Sports should be Coached.
Herb and Susan Kozak
November 10, 2013
Dear Melicks, My earlier message did not include my sweet daughter Gabby's name, (a friend of Sarah's). She too thought the world of Roy!
Sincerely, Amy M.
Amy Muchnok
November 10, 2013
Dear Melick Family,
My message left out my dear daughter Gabby's name, (a friend of Sarah's.) She too thought the world of Roy!
Sincerely, Amy M.
Amy Muchnok
November 10, 2013
Dear Melick Family,
We are so sorry for the loss of your father. Roy was an outstanding craftsman, gentleman, and one of my dearest friends. He will be missed. With Heartfelt Sympathy & Love, Amy, Chuck, Kaitlyn, Alex, & Thad Muchnok
Amy Muchnok
November 10, 2013
Kevin and family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. May memories of happier days fill your hearts, and relieve some of your sorrow.
Steve & Kay Wartenbe
November 10, 2013
Karin, sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with you and your family. Cathie (Roberts) seward
November 9, 2013
so very sorry to here of roys passing roy was a wonderful guy. he will be greatly missed may the good lord comfort you and yours in the days ahead
steve longstreth
November 9, 2013
Karin,Mike,Pat and Kevin.I was so sorry to read of your Dad's passing.What a nice man.I have so many memories of playing basketball at your house and your Mom sitting on your porch telling me some wild stories. We all had good friends and good times on Dresden Road.Prayers too all of you!
Chris Johnson Cassley
November 9, 2013
Katie & Kevin
May God bless you and keep you in his hands. My deepest sympathy to you and your families.
Sue Waltermire
November 9, 2013
Patty, Mike and family,
I never got to meet Roy over the many years you had been together, but I heard great stories about him. He will be dearly missed and now he is with his loving wife in heaven. Prayers for the Melick family. RIP Roy.
Robin Moore
November 9, 2013
Karin, Mike and family, sorry or your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Melanie Bucci
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