Melvin W. Trodglen, age 76, of Cynthiana, IN passed away on Friday, January 7, 2022, at Deaconess
Midtown Hospital in Evansville. Melvin was born on August 16, 1945, in Liverpool, KY; son of John and
Agnes (Gatton) Trodglen. He married the love of his life, Tawana Overton on December 7, 1968.
Melvin proudly served his country in the United States Army for three years. He was a member of Turning
Point Church in Cynthiana. Melvin was an avid Coca-Cola collector, collecting menus and hats from
restaurants that he and Tawana visited over the years. Melvin also was known as the jokester and
enjoyed sharing his 10,000 jokes to make people laugh. Melvin’s greatest passion in life was spending
time with his family.
Melvin will be missed by his wife, Tawana, daughter, Melissa Locke (Rick), grandchildren; Derek, Ashley,
Joshua, Kiley, Bronson, and Stormie, 8 great-grandchildren, brothers; John, Paul, Ralph, sisters; Carolyn,
Judy, Sharon, Susan, Mary, and Nancy.
He was preceded in death by his parents and son Michael Trodglen.
A service will be held at a later date.
Sympathy wishes may be made to the family at www.titzerfuneralhomes.com
Arrangements are in the care of Titzer Family Funeral Homes.