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Chester L. Melton Sr.

Chester L. Melton Sr., 83, Floyds Knobs, died Saturday, Jan. 4, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services in New Albany.
A native of Floyd County, he retired from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Dept., and was a member of the FOP, National Camper’s Association and Scottsville Christian Church.
Survivors include two sons, Chester L. Melton Jr. of Jeffersonville and James W. Prather of Georgetown; two daughters, Patricia Prather Nordhoff of Georgetown and Rose Mathews of Jeffersonville; a sister, Naomi Grunden of Kentucky; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Wednesday, Jan. 8, after 10 a.m. at Seabrook Dieckmann & Naville Funeral Home on Market Street in New Albany.
Funeral: Wednesday, Jan. 8, at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in SCI Graceland Memorial Park.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern Indiana.