Visitation for Charles Melton will be at Curry-Welborn Funeral Home on Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. A graveside service will be held at Blevins Cemetery in Cason, Texas, on Friday, January 27, 2023, at 2:00pm.
Charles Wayne Melton, age 88, passed away on Monday, January 23, 2023, in Tyler, Texas. He was born to Walter and Minnie Melton on August 19, 1934, in Mt. Pleasant, Texas. He married the love of his life Mary Jane Ryan on August 28, 1959. He worked at Lone Star Steel for over 33 years and retired from Pilgrim's Pride. Charles was passionate about baseball. He worked part-time as an umpire and as the Deputy Commissioner of the Dixie Baseball, Inc. He was also a veteran of the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Melton; his son, Bobby Melton and wife Kristy; daughter, Mandy Hughes and husband Jeff; grandchildren, Ryan and Bradlee Hughes; brother-in-law, Raymond Ryan; sister –in-law, Janice Hunter and husband Jimmy; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter and Minnie Melton; his brothers, Ronnie Melton, Carl Melton, and Max Melton; and his sisters, Marjorie McClellan, and Jane Scott.