Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
July 6, 2012 11:40 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Robert W. Melvin, 61, of Mount Vernon, passed away July 1, 2012, at The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.

He was born June 21, 1951, in Westerville to the late Jack and Virginia (McCollum) Melvin.

Robert is survived by his wife of 17 years, Vickie (Conner) Melvin; two sons, Elijah (Samantha) Melvin of Sunbury, Shawn Melvin of Columbus; stepson, Tad Metcalfe of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren; and several brothers and sisters.

An infant daughter preceded him in death.

In keeping with Robert’s wishes there will be no public services. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Homes assisted the Melvin family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

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