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McGilley Memorial Chapel-Midtown

20 West Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO

OBITUARY

Stephen Glenn Melvin

August 16, 1968November 6, 2019

Stephen Glenn Melvin, 51 of Kansas City, MO died Wednesday, November 6, 2019 after a long, courageous battle with cancer. A Celebration of Steve’s Life will be Saturday, November 16, at 2:00 pm at the Mcgilley Midtown Chapel, 20 W. Linwood, Kansas City, MO, where friends may gather from 1:00 pm until the Celebration. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions to Be Head Strong, PO Box 25525, Overland Park, KS 66225 or http://www.beheadstrong.org . Steve was born August 16, 1968 in Warrensburg, MO to Byron and Jimmie (Hawkins) Melvin. He graduated from CMSU with a Bachelor’s of Science in Photography and was a US Navy veteran. Steve was a professional photographer. He shot portraits, weddings, nudes, and landscapes. He worked for Andrews McMeel Universal Publishing for 17 years as a content editor. Steve was an accomplished drummer, having played with several bands over the years. Steve was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Nicole Jaja of Kansas City, MO, his brother, Greg Melvin of Overland Park; many friends and colleagues.

Services

  • Gathering of Friends Prior to the Celebration Saturday, November 16, 2019
  • Celebration of Steve's Life Saturday, November 16, 2019

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Mike Martino

November 11, 2019

I met Stephen thru back yard apple growers. Sorry to hear of his passing. He passed on my 43rd wedding anniversary, I will think positive thoughts of him, especially on my anniversary.

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