Melvin Earl McAlister
Melvin Earl McAlister
  • November 1, 1932 - October 21, 2015
  • Shenandoah, Virginia

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Melvin Earl McAlister, 82, a resident of Shenandoah, passed away on Wednesday, October 21, 2015.

He was born in Shenandoah on November 1, 1932 and was the son of the late David and Gertrude Henderson McAlister.

Melvin lived the majority of his life in Page County and he served in the US Navy. He was a member of Lily of the Valley church and Avis O. Comer, VFW Post #8613.

He is survived by four sons, David McAlister, Willis McAlister, Michael McAlister and wife, Stephanie, William McAlister and wife, Lora; a sister, Jean McAlister; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Jane Hensley; and two brothers Slim and Huey McAlister.

The family will receive friends 6-8:00 pm, Sunday, October 25, 2015 at Lily of the Valley Church.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 pm, Monday, October 26, 2015 at the church with Pastor Dickie Campbell officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Lebanon Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Lily of the Valley Church, P.O. Box 194, Shenandoah, VA 22849.

Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah is handling arrangements and condolences may be sent to the family