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Ronald W. Melton

Ronald W. Melton Ronald W. Melton

Ronald W. (Ronnie) Melton, 55, Corydon, died Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, at his home.

Born Oct. 15, 1965, in Corydon, he was the son of the late Granville and Irene Greer Melton.

He was formerly employed at Keller Manufacturing Co. in Corydon and at Culligan Water in Corydon, a former dispatch officer with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept., a former reserve officer with the Orange County Sheriff’s Dept., a former security guard with Caesars Indiana and French Lick casinos and a member of the old Corydon Volunteer Fire Dept.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Mark Melton.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Melton of Corydon; a brother, Floyd Shewmaker of Corydon; and three sisters, Kathy Schoen of Crandall, Terrie Henderson of Corydon and Tonie Henderson of Jeffersonville.

Visitation will be tomorrow (Thursday) from 2 to 8 p.m. and Friday after 10 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.

The funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon. The Rev. Rick Utz will officiate.

Honorary pallbearers will be Kevin Barrow, Gerald Lowe, Jeremy McKim, Rob Shewmaker, Tim Melton, Brian Melton, Dale Shewmaker, Tom Young and Bill Austin.

The family suggests memorial gifts to the American Heart Association, 300 S. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606-6637 or at, or to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or at