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Michael Wallace Melvin

December 24, 1951 February 9, 2019
Michael Wallace Melvin
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Obituary for Michael Wallace Melvin

Michael W. Melvin, 67, of Thompsonville, Illinois, passed away Saturday February 9, 2019 in his residence at 8:00a.m.

Michael was born December 24, 1951 in Christopher, Illinois to John W. and Ruby (Parks) Melvin. He loved his family, hunting, fishing, his 68’ Chevelle, gardening, and all children. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Thompsonville and was the former owner of Melvin’s Body Shop. He married the former Karen Watson on December 5, 1970 and she survives. Michael was also in the U.S. Army Air Force

He was preceded in death by his father.

Michael is survived by his wife Karen Melvin; mother, Ruby Melvin; son, James Melvin; daughter, Amie Schuessler; brothers: Steven (Suzanne) Melvin, Jon Melvin, and Tony (Karen) Melvin; sisters: Susan (Steve) Squibb, Janet Melvin, and Kim (Jerry) Bonacorsi; two grandchildren, Kyle Melvin and Anastasia Schuessler; great granddaughter, Nora Melvin; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00p.m. on Tuesday February 12, 2019 in Union Funeral Home – West Frankfort, Illinois with Minister Guy Webster officiating. Burial will be in Tower Heights Cemetery – West Frankfort, Illinois. Visitation will be 12:00-2:00p.m. in the funeral home prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the Wit & Wisdom – West Frankfort, Illinois or to the Disabled Veterans.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

12

Feb

12:00 PM 2/12/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States

Service

Tuesday

12

Feb

2:00 PM 2/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
Union Funeral Home

213 East Oak Street
West Frankfort, IL 62896

Union Funeral Home
213 East Oak Street West Frankfort 62896 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Tower Heights Cemetery Final Resting Place

West Frankfort, Illinois

West Frankfort Illinois
United States

Memorial Contribution

Wit & Wisdom

225 East Poplar
West Frankfort, Illinois 62896

Disabled Veterans

1133 Murray Street
Paducah, Kentucky 42003
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