Mr. Granville Lee Melton, age 74, passed away Monday, November 9, 2020, at The Medical Center at Bowling Green in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He was the son of the late Roy Lee Melton and the late Creola (Suratt) Melton Richard. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Deborah Sells, Barbara Sneed, brother and sister-in-law, Lonnie (and Gay) Melton, son, Chris D. Melton, and step-father, Orville Richard. He is survived by his wife, Rita (Cash) Melton of Albany, Kentucky, his children, Michael (and Nikki) Melton of Albany, Kentucky, Carol (and Jim) Fisher of Baxter, Tennessee, Mitchell (and Kim) Stonecipher of Cookeville, Tennessee, siblings, Sue (and Darrell) Jenkins of Albany, Kentucky, Rachel (and Tim) Stinson, Carolyn Highbaugh, Larry (and Leslie) Richard, Jeannie Richard, grandchildren, Chris Melton, Jared (and DeAnn) Turner, Rachel (and Jacob) Norrod, Megan (and Rob) Halfacre, Kyle Turner, Amber (and Bubba) Jolly, great-grandchildren, Kayleigh Norrod, Kenli Norrod, Brayleigh Turner, Willow Turner and several nieces, nephews and cousins, along with a host of other relatives and friends.
The funeral service was conducted Sunday, November 15, 2020, in the chapel of Campbell-New Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Gray, Bro. Scott Jones, and Bro. Rick Duvall officiating. Burial was in the Boils and Cash Cemetery Clinton County, Kentucky. Campbell-New Funeral Home of Albany, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of arrangements.
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