Bryan Melton

Bryan U. Melton, 93, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014. He was a native of Cleveland, Tenn., where he graduated from Bradley Co. High School. He later moved to Chattanooga and attended UTC. He was a disabled American Veteran having fought in several European campaigns in WW II. After returning home from the war, Bryan began his own business in Chattanooga. Under the name 'Melton Appliances' he sold residential heating and air conditioning systems. He was active in local conservative politics and church groups. He, along with his wife Roddy Melton, attended First Presbyterian Church of Fort Oglethorpe. Bryan and Roddy were parents of two sons, Rod, of McKinney, Texas, (grandchildren, Heather, Reid, and Neil) and Kim, of Akron, Pa. (grandchildren, Jenna, Jordan, and Morgan). He was preceded in death by parents, Dyke H. and Hattie M. Melton; and an only brother, George, of Kokomo, Ind. Funeral service will be at 1st Presbyterian Church of Fort Oglethorpe, at noon Friday May 2, 2014. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be 5-9 p.m. Thursday, May 1, 2014, at the church Memorial gifts may be made to 1st Presbyterian Church of Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. (706-866-2521) or Disabled American Veterans ( Send condolences at Arrangements are by Covenant Funeral & Crematory, Crox family owned and operated.

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