Dwight Matthew Melton
Dwight Melton passed from this life on June 1, 2021. He was born in Baker, Florida to the late Maud McVicker and Leon Matthew Melton. He attended Baker School and had the honor of playing on the first football team in 1948. He was a devoted husband to his wife of over 50 years Verleen Mathis Melton. They were blessed with four children, Carol Marsden, Jeanine Hutcherson, JoAnn Hines, and son Michael Melton. Dwight was preceded in death by his wife Verleen, his parents, two daughters, Carol Marsden and Jeanine Hutcherson, three brothers Max, Brad, and Fred Melton, and sisters Mildred Decker, and Onyx Youngblood. He is survived by two brothers Jim and John Melton, and many great grandchildren, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Dwight's career included working in the printing business in Kalamazoo, Michigan and Phoenix, Arizona. After retiring from his printing business, he owned and operated a landscaping and construction company until he retired and moved back to Baker.
Dwight's family would like to thank the all the personnel from Shoal Creek Rehabilitation Center for their excellent care and attention during his stay.
We would also like to thank Regency Hospice for their compassion with his care.
Brackney Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A private burial will be held at a later time.
Published by The Crestview News Bulletin from Jun. 9 to Jun. 16, 2021.