Gerald Robert Melton
1941 - 2021
Resthaven Funeral Home
500 SW 104th
Oklahoma City, OK
Gerald Robert Melton OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - Gerald Robert Melton, age 80, was born in Pumpkintown, SC on May 12, 1941, the son of Catherine (Crumpton) and Joseph Robert Melton. He passed away in Oklahoma City, OK on November 22, 2021. Gerald attended John de la Howe School, and graduated from McCormick High School. He graduated from Clemson University in December 1966 and became a Federal employee, first with the US Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service (Columbia) and then with the US Army Corps of Engineers (Charleston and Atlanta). Upon retirement in 2014, Gerald and Flossy returned to South Carolina, living on Lake Hartwell and later in Greenville. Gerald was a Believer, attending Ashley River Baptist Church in Charleston, SC. He was married to Florine Rhodes Melton (Flossy) for 55 years. Together, they have three children: Shannon Melton Barghols (Brad) of Edmond, OK, Joseph Wallace Melton (Beth Ann Oliver) of Okatie, SC, and James Ronald Melton of Edmond, OK. They also have four grandchildren. Condolences may be sent to Bethel Baptist Church (160 Bethel Church Rd., Westminster, SC 29693), attention Florine Melton. Or visit Visit our guestbook at
Published by Charleston Post & Courier from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28, 2021.
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