MELTON JR. CORBINGRAHAM, KY., Corbin Melton, Jr., 67, of Graham passed away on Thursday, March 24, 2022, at his residence. He was born in Hazard, Kentucky on July 9, 1954, the son of Corbin Melton, Sr and Gladys Roberts Melton. He was a member of New Life Church in Powderly and attended God’s Amazing Grace Church in Morgantown. He was a UMWA coal miner for 27 years and worked at Martwick Mines until his retirement in 1998. After his retirement, he continued working at Billy Joe’s Excavation in Owensboro and Yeiser Excavating in Utica. He loved UK basketball, dirt track racing, car racing, and spending time with his family. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, his grandson Christian Hunter Ford in 1998, 2 sisters Jewell Ann Ralph and Mable Arnold, and 1 brother Chester Melton.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years Dovie Mae Begley Melton of Graham, 1 daughter Nena (Chris) Ford of Greenville, 1 son Chris (Pamela) Melton of Graham, 4 grandchildren Kirsten Ford, Lauren Ford, Erica Melton, and Chloe Melton, 4 brothers Tony (Kristie) Melton of Pellsville, Roger Melton of Powderly, Orlis (Charlene) Melton of Greenville, and Homer (Joan) Melton of Powderly, 4 sisters Juanita (Donnie) Walker of Morgantown, Ruby Spradlin of Beaver Dam, Lula (Henry) Shepard of McHenry, and Geneva Cornett of Fordsville.

Visitation will be on Sunday, March 27, 2022, from 11:00 AM until time of service at 2:00 PM at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY officiated by Rev. Randall Stokes. Burial will follow in Graham Hill Cemetery in Graham, KY.

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