Calvin "Pa"


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Calvin "Pa" Melton

Nov 30 1934 - Jun 29 2009

Mr. Calvin “Pa” Melton, age 74, of McKinney, Texas passed away June 29, 2009, at his home. He was born on November 30, 1934, in Blooming Grove, Texas to Claude and Burl (Christopher) Melton. In 1957, he married Sue Gordon. He served in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Melton was a farmer for the Cobb family for 30 years and was of the Baptist faith. He loved his grandchildren, and enjoyed driving around on country roads. He is survived by his daughter, Susan Melton and husband, Jerry McBride; son, James Melton and wife, Kelly all of McKinney; grandchildren, Amanda Holloway and husband, Jimmy of Oklahoma, Jennifer Barry of Houston, Texas, Justin Barry, Matthew Collett and his wife, Renee Devoe, and James David (JD) Melton all of Maine; great grandchildren, Domonick Allen Poisson and Alexis Tami-Rae Collett both of Maine; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and many special friends. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sue; his sisters; and niece, Kim Gordon. A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m., Friday, July 3, 2009, at Dresden Cemetery in Blooming Grove, Texas with Bro. Waymon Hasp officiating. The family will receive friends for a visitation from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home.
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