Riley Melton

January 27, 1953 ~ March 21, 2022

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Riley Eugene Melton

Baldwyn – Riley Eugene Melton, 69, passed away on Monday, March 21, 2022 at the NMMC. He was an avid horse and sports lover. He was a member of several Saddle Clubs around the Tri-state area. He was a supervisor at Quacker Fabric before he became disable. He loved his grandchildren and he was a Baptist.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Waters Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by his wife, of 44 1/2 years, Alice Faye Price Melton of Baldwyn; children, Robin Melton Johnson of Ratliff and Ryan Melton (Courtney) of Mantachie; grandchildren, Hannah and Addison Smith of Carthage, Brayden Johnson of Ratliff, Gresham and Fifi Melton of New Albany, Kaitlyn Walton and Payton Baxter of Mantachie; brother, Jimmy Dale Melton of Tampa, FL; host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim Riley Melton and Avalene Brazil McDonald; in-laws, Mack and Alice Price; brother, Don Melton; son-in-law, Ned Johnson.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family

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