MANSFIELD — David E. Melton, 62, of Mansfield died Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at his home. He was born Feb. 24, 1955, in Mansfield to the late Eugene Melton and Helen (Hickey) Dickson.

David had worked for the former TRW Company. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeye fan. David enjoyed watching wrestling on T.V., listening to blues music and watching his sons play football.

David is survived by his sons, Chris (Paige) Melton of Georgetown, Ky.; Jake (Casey) Melton of Mount Vernon and Daniel (Lauren) Melton of Westerville; grandchildren, Kendall and Nathan; brother, Don (Karen) Melton of Wis.; nephews, Donny and Nathan Melton and the mother of his children, Brenda Beckholt of Fredericktown.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by a sister, Diane Hunter.

The family will have a memorial service celebrating the life of David at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of David E. Melton.


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