June 27, 1970 - February 22, 2019
Anthony Christian “Chris” Melton, age 48, beloved son of Leslie W. Melton and Sharon Willoughby Melton of Charleston, WV, passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at his home. He was born June 27, 1970 in Elkins. He is survived by his wife Cammie J. Melton, one son, Andrew Christian Melton and one daughter, Lydia Katherine Melton. Also surviving is a niece, Michelle Leigh Kidd; cousins, Richard Ghadimi, Tracey Hausman, James Thornhill, Jr., Lindsay Cowall, Jr., Cynthia Wilson, Cheryl Oakes, Kevin and Kelly Armentrout, David Moore, Rex and Jhon Montalvo, Sean Melton, Eric, Chris and Tim Wagner and his best friend, David Frercks. Preceding him in death was a sister, Toni Lynn Kidd, maternal grandparents, John and Leola Willoughby, paternal grandparents, Rex and Ernestine Melton, paternal grandparents, Tony and Ginny Rettzo, one cousin, John Lambert Thornhill, two aunts, LeAnne Armentrout, and Patricia Brandt and three uncles, Keith Armentrout, Curtis Moore and Leo M. Brandt. Chris was a graduate of Charleston High School with the Class of 1988. He attended Marshall University and West Virginia State College where he received a degree in communications. He was employed by Charleston Area Medical Center for 25 years as an Audio Visual Specialist. He was a member of Kanawha City Baptist Church and attended Bible Center Church. Chris was passionate about animals and donated time and resources at the Charleston Humane Society. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Charleston Humane Society, 1248 Greenbrier Street, Charleston, WV 25311 or a local first responders group of your choice. Friends may call on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM, the funeral hour. Pastor David Bess will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Elkins. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Anthony Christian “Chris” Melton. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
Anthony Christian “Chris” Melton, age 48, beloved son of Leslie W. Melton and Sharon Willoughby Melton of Charleston, WV, passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at his home. He was born June 27, 1970 in Elkins. He is survived... View Obituary & Service Information
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