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Maurice D. Melton

Maurice D. Melton Maurice D. Melton

Maurice D. Melton, 82, Corydon, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Harrison County Hospital in Corydon.
Born Dec. 10, 1936, in Mott Town, he was the son of the late Walter and Anna Stark Melton.
He was in management at Keller Manufacturing Co. for five years, a timber buyer for Stem Veneer and Tri-state Veneer and was owner-operator of Double M Sales, where he had his sawmill and salvage yard, retiring in 1999.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers Bob, Granville, Lloyd and Billy Melton, and two sisters, Lula Mae and Geneva Melton.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, the former Dora Garnell Timberlake; a son, Timothy Melton (Jill) of Corydon; two daughters, Jessica Brown (Travis) of Georgetown and Kim Bates (Edgar) of Corydon; eight grandchildren, Matthew Brown, Kelly Weiland, Andrea Adkins, Jacob Melton, Ashleigh Melton, Sarah Wiley, Adam Bates and Megan Apple; and 12 great-grandchildren, Keara Nance, Luke Weiland, Cole Brown, Frankie Adkins, William and Kimberly Melton, Colten Cotton, Trey Wiley, Sawyer, Shepherd and Royce Apple and Oliver Bates.
Visitation: Thursday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene in Corydon.
Celebration of Life memorial service: Thursday, April 18, at noon at the church.
Arrangements Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Community of Hope Church of the Nazarene in Corydon.