Johnny Melson

Johnny Melson

Graveside services for Johnny Melson, 71, of Decatur, will be at 3:00 PM, Friday, September 11, at Oak Lawn Cemetery. He passed away on September 5, 2020 in Decatur, Texas. Johnny was born August 23, 1949 to William Melson and Ethel Lorraine Kidd Melson in Electra, Texas. He started his adult career by joining the Navy and proudly serving his country. He later retired as a diesel mechanic 9 years ago and has enjoyed life since. He loved to work crossword puzzles, play solitaire, watch the news and feed his birds. He loved yard work, mowing, and weed eating. He loved his grand dog Sophie. Johnny is survived by wife, Deanna Melson; daughters, Deirdre Moreno, Camille Melson; brothers, Robert Melson, Darrell Boothe; sister, Shelby Paulson; grandchildren, Cassandra Moreno, Mercedes Moreno, and Christopher Moreno along with his other family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Norma June Wooten; and brother, Eddie Shelton. © (Hudson & Torres Family Funeral Home) ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. This obituary is a work protected under international and federal Copyright Laws and Treaties. Any unauthorized reproduction, distribution or use of this material is prohibited. No part of this compiled work may be reproduced, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system without express written permission from the author. The author hereby grants the newspaper the right to publish the compiled work on the dates and location provided in the submission details and further grants to the newspaper the right to reproduce the work electronically in any website or digital medium owned or controlled by the newspaper, provided the copy is not altered or modified in any way. The funeral home’s website domain must accompany any reproduction of the work. The work must not be used for or by any person for direct commercialized gain in competition with the author, the funeral home, or their respective businesses.
August 23, 1949 - September 5, 202008/23/194909/05/2020
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Graveside services for Johnny Melson, 71, of Decatur, will be at 3:00 PM, Friday, September 11, at Oak Lawn Cemetery. He passed away on September 5, 2020 in Decatur, Texas. Johnny was born August 23, 1949 to William Melson and Ethel Lorraine Kidd Melson in Electra, Texas. He started his adult career by joining the Navy and proudly serving his country. He later retired as a diesel mechanic 9 years ago and has enjoyed life since. He loved to work crossword puzzles, play solitaire, watch th...

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Sep
11
Graveside
Friday, September 11 2020
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Free
Oaklawn Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Decatur, TX 76234
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