Eagle Funeral Home Obituaries

Robert D. Melton

May 13, 1931 - June 14, 2017

Robert D. Melton, 86, of Reading, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at home. He was born May 13, 1931 in Danville, Illinois to John F. and Evelyn (Wilson) Melton. Robert married Clarice Harrington on October 18, 1975 and she survives

He was a graduate from Williamsport High School in 1949 and went on to serve his country in the United States Army. Robert was a former member of the American Legion and the Moose. He loved camping, gardening, hunting, fishing, bowling, helping build homes and was a big fan of the Detroit Tigers. He had worked at McCall Lumber, Braman Roofing, Addison Products and retired from Alsons.

Survivors besides his wife Clarice, are daughters, Sharon (Jerry) Deener of Crawfordsville, Indiana, Deborah (Steve) Rubin of Quincy, Beverly Ann (Charles) Rutz of Reading and Kimberly K. (Eric) Marquart of Reading; sons, John Melton of Crawfordsville, Indiana and Thomas E. Yearling of Osseo; nineteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Joanne Stuchell.

Funeral Service for Robert D. Melton will be Monday, June 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Reading with Pastor Don Harkey officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday June 19, 2017 at 11:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes and Hospice of Hillsdale County.



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Funeral Service:
Monday, June 19, 2017
1:00 AM
Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Reading
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Visitation:
Monday, June 19, 2017
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel in Reading
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