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H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel

1157 Old Canton Road Ne, Marietta, GA

OBITUARY

John Lee Melcher

February 11, 1943October 26, 2019
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John Lee Melcher, age 76, of Marietta, Georgia passed away on Saturday October 26, 2019. John was born February 11, 1943 to the late John "Jack" and Doris Melcher. He graduated from University of Wisconsin with a degree in Computer Science. He was retried from I.B.M. as a systems analyst. In his spare time, he enjoyed bridge, golf, spending time with his family and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan.

John was dearly loved by Clare Rovin; children, Christopher (Darcy) Melcher and Shelly (Shane) Raffety; grandchildren, Kyle Raffety, Joshua Melcher, Calab Melcher; brother, Tom (Phyllis) Melcher.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Melcher.

A visitation hour for John will be held Monday, November 4, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at H.M. Patterson & Son-Canton Hill Chapel, 1157 Old Canton Road Ne, Marietta, GA 30068. A funeral service will occur Monday, November 4, 2019 from 11:00 AM at the chapel with Rev. Nancy Lane officiating. An internment will follow the service and will be held 1:30 PM at Georgia National Cemetery, 1080 Scott Hudgens Drive, Canton, GA 30114.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Wounded Warrior Project or the Homes For Our Troops.

Services

  • Visitation Hour Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Interment Monday, November 4, 2019

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Baby John

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Baby John

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John and brother Tom as kids. They sure look like they are up to no good.

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Teenage John

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What they had cell phones way back then. JK.
John with friends.

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John was very proud to serve his country

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Looking great in that uniform.

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John is very proud to be a Marine.

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Semper Fi.

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Baby John

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Baby John

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John and brother Tom as kids. They sure look like they are up to no good.

FROM THE FAMILY

Teenage John

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What they had cell phones way back then. JK.
John with friends.

FROM THE FAMILY

John was very proud to serve his country

FROM THE FAMILY

Looking great in that uniform.

FROM THE FAMILY

John is very proud to be a Marine.

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Semper Fi.