Dale Melton


Dale Melton, 69, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7:30 P.M. at his home.

He was born August 9, 1948, in Cumberland County, to the late Herman and Madge Myers Melton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son; Andy Melton. Dale was a well- known block and brick layer and an avid hunter and fisherman.

Survivors include:

His wife – Ruth Hendrickson Melton of Columbia

Two sons – Terry Melton of Richmond, Ron and his wife Leslie Melton of Columbia

Two brothers – Gary and his wife Ann Melton of Columbia, Jerry and his wife Susan Melton of Russell Springs

Grandchildren – Elizabeth and her husband Chance Scholl and Jonathan Melton

Sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law – Brenda Trent of Brandenburg, Barbara Giles of Columbia,

J.W. Hendrickson of Columbia, Dickie Hendrickson of Port Angeles, Washington

Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

Funeral service – Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 3:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Brent Piatt officiating

Burial in Haven Hill Cemetery

Visitation after 3:00 P.M. Friday

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate a donation to Hosparus of Green River which may be left at the funeral home

Casket Bearers: Brian Melton, Eric Melton, Kevin Melton, Jay Melton, Jeff Giles, John Giles

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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