July 12, 1937 – Nov. 8, 2017
Charles A. Melton, lovingly known as Chuck, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, in the presence of loved ones. Chuck was born in Big Creek, Miss., and went on to be a decorated Vietnam veteran and a retired member of the civil service. He was a pillar of the community and an active member of Cedar Falls Baptist Church. Chuck is survived by his wife of 54 years, Mildred; his son, Brian Melton of Matthews, N.C., and wife Anne; his son, Charles Melton of Fayetteville, N.C., and wife Jane Ellen; and daughter, Sharon Byrd of Dunn, N.C., and husband Jackie. He was also blessed with eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Chuck will be forever remembered for his kindness, loyalty and selflessness. He will be missed.
Funeral services were held Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Cedar Falls Baptist Church. The family received friends from 2 to 3 prior to the service at the church.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery.
Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.