James Melton


James Stewart Melton, age 63 of Hundred, WV passed away on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at his residence. He was born on December 25, 1953 in Salisbury, MD, a son of Perry Dwane Melton, Sr., of Hebron, MD and the late Nancy Lee Savage Melton.

In addition to his father, he is survived by 2 daughters, Heather (Steven) Smith of Metz, WV and April DeBarr of San Angelo, Texas; one grandson, Titus James Smith of Metz, WV; 4 brothers, Robert Melton of Michigan, Michael (Deanna) Melton of Hebron, MD, Donald Melton of Hebron, MD and Perry D. Melton, Jr. of Florida. He is also survived by his former wife, Jane Upperman of Oakland, MD and several nieces and nephews.

James was an Insurance Agent with various Life Insurance Companies. He was a minister for over 30 years serving the Church of God. He played music having enjoyed playing the drums and singing. His passion was leading people to the Lord and church was his life.

There will be no funeral home viewing or funeral services. James’ choice for final disposition was cremation. A Memorial Service celebrating James’ life will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017 at the Idamay Zion Assembly Church of God at 2 Main St., Idamay, WV 26576 beginning at 1pm. On-line condolences may be left for the family at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com

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