Ronald L. Melton, age 72 of Athens, passed away, Friday, January 24, 2020 at his residence.
A native and life-long resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Edward Leroy "Roy" and Jo Frances Arrowood Melton and was preceded in death by a sister, Sonja Jo Melton.
He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Monroe County and a former employee of Y-12, Olin Chemical and retired from NGK. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during Vietnam.
1 brother and sister-in-law, Donald A. and Liz Melton of Athens;
2 Aunts and Spouses, Jackie and Carlos Hammond of Athens, Judy and Jim Bridges of Knoxville
1 Uncle and Spouse, Willard and Libby Arrowood of Cartersville, GA.
Several nieces, nephews and cousins
Graveside services will be 3:00 PM Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at McMinn Memory Gardens with Rev. Bill Hennard officiating.
There will be no formal visitation.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Ronald-Melton.
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.