Thomas Morrison "Mo" Melton Obituary

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Thomas Morrison "Mo" Melton

July 27, 1936 - June 9, 2014
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Mr. Thomas Morrison "Mo" Melton, 77, of Jacksonville slipped away peacefully from earth on June 9, 2014. Born in Lake City, Florida "Mo" was predeceased by his parents, Doc and Sarah Melton of Lake City and a sister, Kay Argersinger of Blakely, Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Anne Sandlin Melton of 57 years; two children, Leslie Melton Luck and Thomas M. Melton, Jr. (Shawn); a sister, Patricia Browning of Tallahassee. Mo married his life-long soul mate, Anne Sandlin on September 2, 1956. He and Anne moved to Jacksonville in 1964 with their children. He attended the University of Florida in Gainesville and graduated from Southern...
Mr. Thomas Morrison "Mo" Melton, 77, of Jacksonville slipped away peacefully from earth on June 9, 2014. Born in Lake City, Florida "Mo" was predeceased by his parents, Doc and Sarah Melton of Lake City and a sister, Kay Argersinger of Blakely, Georgia. He is survived by his wife, Anne Sandlin Melton of 57 years; two children, Leslie Melton Luck and Thomas M. Melton, Jr. (Shawn); a sister, Patricia Browning of Tallahassee.
Mo married his life-long soul mate, Anne Sandlin on September 2, 1956. He and Anne moved to Jacksonville in 1964 with their children. He attended the University of Florida in Gainesville and graduated from Southern College in Lakeland. He worked for State Farm Insurance Company until his retirement.
He was a member of South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church having served as an adult Sunday school teacher, elder and deacon. He was an avid Gator fan and seldom missed a game. He also loved golf and liked to travel – his favorite retreat was the mountains in North Carolina.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at eleven – thirty in the morning at South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church with burial to follow in Oaklawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation of a charity of your choice.
Hardage – Giddens, THE OAKLAWN CHAPEL is serving the family.

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