EDWARD LEROY "ROY" MELTON, age 88 of Athens, Tenn. died Monday,
Januray 15, 2010, in Athens Regional Medical Center.
He was a native and resident most of his life of Athens, Tenn.
and a son of the late Horace F. and Nancy Gossett Melton. Preceded
indeath by Daughter Sonja Jo Melton, Two Brothers: Chester Melton,
William A. Melton, Six Sisters: Ruby Olsen, Edith Bright, Flora
Shoemaker, Delia Henry, Pearl Smith, and Daisy Randall.
He was Architectural Designer with Architectural Design Co. and
a veteran of World War II having served in the U. S. Army/Air Force.
He was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and American Legion
Survivors: Wife of 62 years Jo Frances Arrowood Melton, Two
Sons and Daughter-in-law: Donald A. and Liz Melton of Athens, Tenn.
Ronald L. Melton of Niota, Tenn. Two Grandchildren: Veronica and
Jennifer, several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be 2:00 P. M. Thursday in McMinn Memory
Gardens with Rev. Bob Thomas officiating. Active pallbearers will be
Deacons of the church.