Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Vic M. Melton
April 11, 1952 - August 5, 2007
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Services for Mr. Vic M. “Grampy” Melton, 55, of Kilgore will be two p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2007 at the Rader Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverends Harry LaGrone and Jason Butte officiating.  Burial will follow services.  Mr. Melton died Sunday, August 5, 2007 in Rusk County, Texas. 


He was born April 11, 1952 in Tyler, Texas.  Mr. Melton was an independent Hotshot Driver.  Vic was a member of the Victory Road Baptist Church.  He had also worked as a machinist and in maintenance at Gen-Pak for 20 years.  He always had his poodle Jack with him everywhere he went.  Vic had a big heart and never met a stranger.  He was always the first to lend a hand and the last to leave once the job was finished.  Vic worked hard and played hard, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding four wheelers and just being outdoors.  Mr. Melton will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband father, grandfather and great grandfather.


Vic is survived by his wife Sally Melton of Kilgore; mother Peggy Melton of Longview; grandmother Arlene Jones of Murchison; five children and spouses Chris Melton of Lake of the Pines, Misty and Heath Hill of Arp, Peggy and Garrett Smith of Diana, Dale Pace of Kilgore and Brenda Herring and Michael Stroud of Kilgore; one sister Tammy Gibson of Longview; two brothers Rick Melton of Lake Palestine and Lance Melton of East Mountain; eleven grandchildren; six great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.


The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home Wednesday evening between six and eight p.m.

Vic M. Melton
April 11, 1952 - August 5, 2007




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