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Robert Lee Melson, Adair Co., KY (1950-2011)

He was a member of a large, respected South Adair Co., KY family

Robert Lee Melson, 60, of the Cundiff community, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 5:54pmET, at the Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral service will be Friday, May 13, 2011 at 11amCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Michael Carnes officiating. Burial in Burchett Cemetery, 67 Burchett Cemetery RD, Columbia, KY. Visitation is after 3pmCT, Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

Casket Bearers: Gary Melson, Donnie Joe Melson, Brandon Melson, Paul Melson, Terry McClister, and Deamon Spencer.

Robert Lee Melson, Adair Co., KY (1950-2011)

He was born Thursday, July 6, 1950, in Russell Co., KY. He was the son of the late Clyde and Lonie Ellen Spencer Melson. He died Tuesday, May 10, 2011, in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 60 years, 10 months, and 4 days.Survivors include the following:
  • Two brothers: Walter and his wife Alene Melson of Cundiff, KY, and Stanley and his wife Lucille Melson of Jamestown, KY

  • Two sisters: Norma George and Jerlene and her husband McKinley Hall, all of Cundiff, KY

  • Two special friends: Mary Downey and Tina Price

  • Several nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother, Betty McClister, Helen Jean Melson and Junior Melson.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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