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Donald Oscar Melvin

Apr 21, 1936 - Mar 12, 2021

Donald Oscar Melvin

April 21, 1936 - March 12, 2021

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Donald Oscar Melvin, 84, of Summerfeild, Florida, passed away on March 12, 2021, after his battle with cancer.

Donald was born in West Frankfort, IL, on April 21, 1936, and was proceeded in death by grandson SSG, Bradley Melvin. He is survived by his wife Bonnie of 62 years, and his three children, Gregory Melvin (Cindy), Kenneth Melvin (Laura), and Kerri Klein (Bill), and six grandchildren, Brandee (wife of SSG Melvin), Melissa Widhalm (Josh), Andrew Melvin (Kelsey), Alyssa Hutt (Brad), Nicholas Nelson, Matthew Melvin, and Brooklyn Melvin and seven great grandchildren.

Donald graduated from West Frankfort High School, served in the army and was a Korean War veteran. Following his military service, Donald worked for thirty-two years at American Airlines. After retiring in 1983, he and Bonnie relocated to Florida, where he spent his days enjoying fishing and family.

Due to COVID-19, a memorial service will be held at a later date.

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