Leonard N. (Buddy) Melton passed away from this life to his Heavenly home on Tuesday, Feb. 2nd at his home after a long battle with Heart Disease. He was born March 18, 1947 in McKinney, TX. He was the son of Dub and Addie Melton. He married Margaret Sue McClinton in March of 1968. He served in the Army from 1966-1968 and was a Vietnam Veteran. He also served in the Army Reserve and the local DAV.
Buddy served his Lord faithfully until his health started declining. He was a member of Springlake Baptist Church.
Buddy was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Leo Alexander and Glen Beers, and one sister Margaret O’bier.
He is survived by his wife Margaret of 52 years, one son, Paul Melton and wife Patricia of Rochester, MN, one daughter, Donna Melton Trapp and husband Chad of Hugo, OK, 6 grandchildren; Rebecca Williams and Zach Pugh of Carrolton, TX, Chris and Grace Melton of Rochester, MN, Katherine Trapp of Okmulgee, OK and Samantha Trapp of Hugo, OK, 3 great grandchildren William, Nathaniel and Hunter of Carrolton, TX, 2 brothers, Larry Alexander and wife Nancy, Edward Alexander and wife Peggy all from Plainview, TX and one sister, Norma Sue Taylor and husband Leland of Mt. Pleasant, TX and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Manuel Cruz of Advanced Heart Care for the love and care he has shown him and our family over the last 20 years. Funeral Arrangements are under the care of Bright-Holland Funeral Home with services Friday, Feb. 5th at 2 p.m. in the Bright-Holland Funeral Home Chapel, visitation Thursday from 6-7 pm at the Funeral Home. Family request that due to COVID masks be worn. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
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