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In Memory Of Our Poets

John E. Melton (1948-2016) - Class Of 1968

John was born on December 6, 1948 and passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2016. He was a resident of Minot, North Dakota at the time of his passing and married to Carleen. He graduated from Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery Alabama in May of 1968.

John enlisted in the United States Air Force in August of 1968. He was awarded several medals and citations while proudly serving his country. Some of his awards included the Bronze Star and the Humanitarian Service Medal. John also served in support of Operation Desert Storm and was honorably discharged as a Master Sergeant from the Air Force in November of 1992. He became a life member of the Disabled American Veterans Post in Minot.

Funeral services are Tuesday January 26 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel Minot. Interment: Rosehill Memorial Park Minot ND with full military honors accorded by the Minot Air Force Base Honor Guard and the Minot American Legion Post 26. Fellowship: Bethany Lutheran Church following interment. Visitation: Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Minot.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Souris Valley Animal Shelter or the American Diabetes Association.

Minot, North Dakota.