Melvin Edward Langfield 1939 - 2017 Mel was born in San Jose California and grew up in Roseburg Oregon. Graduated High School in 1957. Served in the United States Army from 1957-1961. He served as a National Guard until 1963. He was a Communication Specialist in Korea and then returned home to Roseburg in 1961. Later he moved to Lewiston ID in 1970. Mel married Barbra Skinner in 1974 who preceded him in death in 2009. Mel owned Mel's Budget Mobile Homes in Springfield for 30 years, where he became known as "Fat Mel". Many knew him and everyone loved him, he will be missed by all. Mel is survived by three sons. Reed Skinner, Oracle AZ. Randy Skinner, Weippie ID. Kevin Skinner, Boise ID. Grandpa Mel had 13 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by sons Michael Skinner, Rodney Skinner, and granddaughter Randi Skinner. Funeral Services to be held Friday February 17th at 11:00am at Buell Funeral Chapel. 320 N. 6th ST. Springfield, OR 97477.
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