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Harvey Linwood Melton, Jr.

March 12, 1947 January 2, 2018
Harvey Linwood Melton, Jr.
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Obituary for Harvey Linwood Melton, Jr.

MEBANE: Harvey Linwood Melton, Jr., age 70, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at his home. He was born In Richmond, VA and was the preceded in death by his parents, Harvey Linwood Melton, Sr., and Barbara Koris Melton. Mr. Melton was a retired Officer with the Orange County Animal Control. His passion was educating children and others about the care of animals. Mr. Melton liked making wooden items in his wood shop. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He especially enjoyed Sunday gatherings with his family when everyone was able to get together. Mr. Melton was also a US Army Veteran of the Vietnam War.

Surviving are his wife of 17 years, Carol Crawford Melton; children, Ellen Parker (John), Donna Chapman (Philip Ezell), Matthew Melton, Andrew Melton (Whitney), and grandchildren; Claire Melton, Daniel Chapman, and Corey Cates.

A visitation will be held Saturday, January 6th from 3-5PM at Union Grove United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 6407 Union Grove Church Rd in Hillsborough.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Orange County Animal Shelter, 1601 Eubanks Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27516.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Hillsborough. Online condolences may be made at

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