Melvin was born on December 26, 1922 and passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016.
Melvin was a resident of Chester, Illinois at the time of his passing.
He was a 1942 graduate of Perryville High School.
He served in World War II with the 104th Infantry Timber Wolf Division in and received three Battle Stars a Combat Infantry Badge and a Bronze Star. He served in combat in Belgium Holland and Germany.
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Thursday October 20 2016 Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home Chester IllinoisOfficiating: Dr. Mike FogersonInterment: Evergreen Cemetery Chester IllinoisVisitation: Wednesday â 5:00 pm â 7:00 pm Thursday â 7:30 am â 11:00 amPechacek-McClure Funeral Home Chester Illinois.
Memorials: VFW Post 4282 in Perryville MissouriVFW Post 3553 in Chester IllinoisAmerican Legion Post 487 in Chester Illinois.