Wayland Carlyle Melton
Wayland Carlyle Melton
  • June 5, 1951 - December 11, 2017
  • Magnolia, Texas

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Wayland C. Melton, 66, of Magnolia, Texas, passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017.

Wayland was born in Houston, Texas, on June 5, 1951, and was married to Rhonda Melton on December 30, 1970. Wayland had a career in the oil and gas industry as a corporate trainer. He was a member of the Decker Prairie Church of Christ.

Wayland was preceded in death by his parents, Grady and Eva Melton. He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Melton; daughter, Celeste Barrow, and husband, Chris; sons, Nathan Melton, and wife, Melissa; and Neal Melton and wife, Synda; grandchildren, Vivian, Courtney, Jill, Marin, Wyatt, Zach, Nathaniel, Christian, Leiah, Ayla, Maybree, Micah, Kayla, and Nathaniel; great grandchildren, Luke and Genevieve; sister, Audry Hunter, and brother-in-law, Larry; and mother-in-law Eugenia Thomas.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 14, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Magnolia Room of Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home. The funeral service is scheduled for Friday, December 15, at 10:00 a.m. in Forest Park's chapel. The interment will take place at 1:30 p.m. at Farris Cemetery in Huntsville, Texas.