Thomas Melvin Lancaster
Thomas Melvin Lancaster
  • October 27, 1933 - October 13, 2015
  • Tollesboro, Kentucky

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Thomas Melvin Lancaster, 81, of Tollesboro, Kentucky died Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at his residence. He was the widower of Mary Anna George Lancaster who died in 2013. Mr. Lancaster was a member of the Hickory Grove Church, a veteran of the US Army and was retired from the Parker Tobacco Company after twenty-five years of service. He was born in Mason County, Kentucky on October 27, 1933 the son of the late Roy and Ruth Opal Blevins Lancaster. Survivors include his son, Melvin Lancaster of Tollesboro, KY; two daughters, Shelley Sullivan (Clyde) of Tollesboro, KY and Kirky Kitchel (Bobby) of Vanceburg, KY; ten grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; his sister, Alma Applegate of Maysville, KY and two brothers, James A. Lancaster of Germantown, KY and Phillip Lancaster of Tollesboro. Besides his wife and his parents, he was preceded in death his brother, Howard Lee Lancaster. Funeral services for Thomas Melvin Lancaster will be held Friday, October 16, 2015, 1PM at Hickory Grove Church with Bro. Charles Emmons officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Garden of Memories. Pallbearers will be; Joshua and Kelly Lancaster, Brian and Shane Swim, Scotty and Michael Griffitt. Visitation will be Thursday, October 15, 2015 6-8PM at Barbour and Son Funeral Home.