Funeral services for Mr. David Eugene "Dog" Melton, age 64, of Livingston will be conducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, February 25th, 2017 from the chapel of the Livingston Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Monday officiating. Burial will be in the Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello, KY. The family will welcome friends on Friday afternoon from 2 until 9 p.m. at the Livingston Funeral Home chapel.
Mr. Melton passed from this life on Thursday morning, February 23, 2017 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He was born in Wayne County, Ky on July 8, 1952 to the late James Curtis and Mazie Pearl Melton. He was Baptist in faith. He enjoyed drinking Coke, Pepsi and smoking cigarettes, watching Law and Order, The Price is Right and Westerns on TV and he loved horse back riding.
He is survived by his daughter Melody Lee Melton Gentry & husband Xzavier Montex Gentry of NC; brothers, Murl Melton & wife Anna, Sammy Melton & wife Beulah of Allons, TN; sisters, Mary Stallcup of Louiville, KY, Beau Childers of Vine Grove, KY, Donna Silbert & husband Michael of IN, Linda Sells of Monroe, TN, and a very special sister, Glenda Garrett & husband Lynn of Livingston, TN; 2 grandchildren, Pheonix Nekeya Lee Gentry and Aspen Makiya Rain Gentry; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers, JP Melton, Charles Melton, Robert Kay Melton; sisters, Geneva Burris, Edna Kidd, Joyce Catron. several nieces and nephews have also passed.
Pallbearers to serve are Greg Hill, Garry Garrett, Shane Melton, Jeff Sells, Bobby Mabrey & Tyler Sells.
Honary pallbearers are Zackary Sells & Sammy Melton.
RIP,,you were loved by many..
To the Melton Family here in Frankfort In : Please know you are in are prayers. God bless you
David has been my friend (and family) as long as I can remember my life .we grew up together . went to school together .He was at our house a lot when we were growing up . David will be very missed .I'm so sorry for the pain you all are going thru at this time .
David, you were like a brother to me. I will me. Love you brother. Casey Chilton
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