September 26, 1947 - June 15, 2018
Mr. Eddie Lee Melvin was born on September 26, 1947 in Moultrie, Georgia to the late Johnnie Melvin, Sr. and the late Rosa Brown Melvin. Eddie departed this life on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Eddie was a faithful member of New Jerusalem Church where he enjoyed attending Sunday School and serving God. He enjoyed spending precious moments with family; co-workers; listening to music, bowling and watching sports. Eddie was one who would give to others even if it was his last. He had a heart of gold. He loved his job. Eddie was loved and respected by all who knew him. He joined in holy matrimony to Carol Harris on June 4, 1976. He was a devoted husband, father, brother, grand-father, uncle, cousin and co-worker. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Johnnie Melvin, Jr., Ellis Melvin, Frankie Melvin, Johnny Hill; two sisters, Geraldine Adams and Charlitha R. Melvin; grand-son, Anthony Keith. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife Carol E. Melvin of Moultrie, Georgia; three sons, Sherrod Keith (Lanette) of Jacksonville, Florida, Eddie Melvin, Jr. (Philicia) of Dallas, Georgia and Rashawn Melvin (Travia) of Savannah, Georgia; daughter, Cheryl McClendon of Warner Robins, Georgia; 3 brothers, Freddie Melvin(Elaine) of Atlanta, Georgia, Alex Melvin (Lavern) and Curtis Melvin (Debbie) both of Newark, New Jersey; 4 sisters, Johsalene Stokes and Mary Thompson both of Moultrie, Georgia, Francis Inge (Joel) of Newark, New Jersey and Elizabeth Taylor (Robert) of Brunswick, Georgia; mother-in-law, Annie Ruth Harris of Moultrie, Georgia; brother-in-law, Kenny Harris (Angelia) of Tacoma, Washington; sisters-in-law, Anita Harris and Audrey Harris-Blunt both of Moultrie, Georgia, and Valarie Harris of Decatur, Georgia; grandchildren, Liana Melvin of Dallas, Georgia, Key’tavia Keith, Lynette Keith, Ta’Keonna Keith, Jeremiah Keith, Anthony Keith and Tavia Keith all of Jacksonville, Florida; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
Mr. Eddie Lee Melvin was born on September 26, 1947 in Moultrie, Georgia to the late Johnnie Melvin, Sr. and the late Rosa Brown Melvin. Eddie departed this life on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Eddie... View Obituary & Service Information
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