OBITUARY

Edward Franklin Melton

July 6, 1938November 22, 2017

Edward “Frank” Melton, 79, of Ruckersville, Virginia, passed away in the early morning hours on November 22, 2017 at the Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward S & Gertrude Melton, sister Annie Fields and son-in-law Avis McAllister. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Shirley McAllister Melton. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his brother-in-law Greg McAllister and wife, Lee of Ruckersville; brother-in-law, Sonny McAllister and wife, Marie of Barboursville; nephew, Billy Fields and wife, Bev, of Barboursville; nieces Ginny Fields, of Richmond; Wendy Rogers of Stanardsville; Kathy Dorman of Charlottesville and numerous cousins. After attending Lane High School, he immediately joined the U.S. Air Force. Frank volunteered for many years with the Earlysville Fire Company and was a member of the Elks Lodge 389. He retired from Sears after 47 years of employment. Shirley and Frank traveled extensively with good friends JoAnn and Frank. In addition to being totally devoted to Shirley, he will be remembered for his love of family and friends and will be missed by all. Thank you to special friends -Rosie, Susan, Rodney, Sterlon and Mary. At Frank’s request, there will be no services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Greene County Animal Shelter, 375 Mays Rd, Stanardsville, Va 22973.

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November 30, 2017

Shirley, Dale and I are sorry to hear of the passing of your Frank. He was a very, special person. It was our pleasure to get to know you two, at the "cardiac crew" luncheons, these past, couple of years. We wish you peace and wonderful memories.

Shirley Garrison

November 28, 2017

Shirley,Greg and Sonny, We are so sorry to hear about Frank. Our prayers are with you all. Frank was a great man, And will be deeply missed by all. God will get you thru this time. GOD BLESS
Love Pete & Mary Belew
Kenny Belew
Tom & Shirley Garrison

Betty Shiflett

November 26, 2017

Shirley, Greg and Sonny, Larry and I are so sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Larry tells me stories all the time of the fun he had over at Frank's parents home. He will be missed by all. Please know that God is with you and friends during the days ahead. If there is anything we can do please let us know. Love, Larry and Betty Shiflett

ellis & louise frazier

November 26, 2017

Our deepest condolences to Shirley and family. I remember all the good times on motorcycles rides we went own. It was our pleasure to have known Frank. God bless.

Billy Fields

November 25, 2017

In honor of you Frank

Patsy Thomas and James Shafer

November 25, 2017

May God bless you and your Family in this of sorrow

Billy Fields

November 25, 2017

We will keep your memory alive "UNK". You know we thought the world of you and people still laugh at the stories I tell of you and the things you did.
Love you, Billy

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY