Melvin B. Braswell, 86 of Jacksonville passed on to be with Jesus on March 31, 2013. Melvin will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years Ann Braswell, one daughter and family, and three step-daughters and family, eight loving grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Melvin proudly served his country during WWII and retired from in the United States Navy. His favorite pastime was being with family and friends. He spent many years as a local church deacon and tending to his yard and home. Melvin's warm heart and kind smile will be truly missed from his daily visits to Denny's for breakfast. The flag at his home is at half-staff in his honor.
Funeral arrangements have been to Hardage-Giddens Town and Country Funeral Home located at 7242 Normandy Blvd., Jax. FL 32205. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 from 10:00-11:00 and service begins at 11:00 am. Interment is to follow at Riverside Memorial Park. Please sign the online guest book at www.townandcountryfuneralhome.com
In liu of flowers a donation can be made to Community Hospice.