Mr. Lewis Winfred Melton
- January 12, 1920 - July 16, 2012
- Dallas, Texas
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“Randy and Judy, first and foremost, we love you both very much, and loved Winfred so very much. His life was such a testimony for his love of our...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Lewis and Angie Hill - Blanchard, OK
“Randy & Judy,
May God comfort you with his love and peace at this difficult time.
2 of 4 | Posted by: Glenda Ward Darsey - Arlington, TX
“We really enjoyed getting to meet Winfred and shared several conversations with him. He was very enjoyable to be around, always had a smile. So glad...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Jim and Phyllis Hilliard - TX
“Your in my prayers Randy & Judy & family, Brother Winifred is up in Heaven rejoicing with Doris his sweetie. Also Danny, Uncle Isaac,Uncle Joe, Ms...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Kim Morales - Conneaut Lake, PA
Lewis Winfred Melton
1/12/1920 – 7/16/2012
Lewis Melton was born January 12, 1920 in Soper, Oklahoma. He died July 16, 2012 in Dallas, Texas.
His son, Randy Melton and daughter-in law, Judy survived him in death.
Along with Eight grandchildren: Kayla Thompson,
Richard Melton, Chris Melton, Casey Melton, Traci Davis, Sharon
Benham, Luke Culver, & Jerry Culver
Sixteen great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews,
and countless friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Doris Melton.
His Father, Avon Melton, His mother, Nora Curry Melton, His
son, Larry Melton, A great-grandchild, Olivia Melton. His brother,
Billy Melton, and his sister, Pauline McKay. He was a Staff
Sargent in WWII with the US Army/Air Force. He worked many
years in the oil fields of West Texas. He then attended Wayland
University in Plainview, Texas, where he studied and became a
Minister of music for many years at a number of Baptist Churches
and retired in 1975 from West Illinois Baptist Church, in Dallas,
Texas. He then became a member of Church on the Rock/Southwest Harvest
Church where he was the Director of Benevolence for the Bethlehem House
for many years.