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Arthur Rice Mellen II

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“So sorry to learn of Arthur's passing. I met Arthur upon joining Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity in 1960 and became a Brother and Friend for life. Arthur...Read More »
1 of 2 | Posted by: Jim Bloodworth - MADISON, MS

“Sorry to hear about the passing of our Pike brother Arthur Mellen. Arthur was a legend in our fraternity at Southern Miss. He could literally...Read More »
2 of 2 | Posted by: Vic Purvis - Hattiesburg, MS

Arthur was born on January 8, 1937 and passed away on Tuesday, November 26, 2019.

Arthur was a resident of Salem, Virginia at the time of passing.

After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Geology, he became a beloved science teacher in Roanoke County and Salem City Schools during his 27 year teaching career.

The family will receive friends at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the Lotz Funeral Home Chapel in Salem on Saturday at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Arthur Rice and Mary Ann Mellen Scholarship Endowment (Fund No. 1783) at the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation, 118 College Drive #5210, Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001.