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Donald Ray Melton

May 8, 1951 — July 1, 2017

Visitation: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, at our Simpson Chapel


Donald Ray Melton, 66, of Dale, Ind., passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017 at his home.  He was born on May 8, 1951 in Madisonville, KY to Ray and Juanita (Stroud) Melton.  He was a United States Marine Corps Veteran and served in Vietnam and for many years was a drywall finisher. 

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Doris Sanders Melton; a son, Allen Sanders; his sister, Bert Melton Fleming.  He is survived by daughters, Melanie White, Joyce Sanders, and Tara Sanders (Nathan Vanover); sons, Willis Sanders and Rick Sanders; grandchildren, Walker and Samantha White, Draven, Colter, and Eldon Sanders-Vanover; siblings, Larry Melton (Shirley), Judy Holder (Danny), Wanda Moore (Robert), Moneta Hollman (John), and David Melton (Debbie); many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Titzer Family Funeral Homes ~Simpson Chapel, 510 W. Jennings St. Newburgh, IN (812) 853-8314. 

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