Oscar J Melton Jr.Jonesboro, AR, 1943 - 2022
Oscar J. Melton Jr., 78, Jonesboro, passed away peacefully at Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House Saturday, February 5, 2022. Mr. Melton was born November 14, 1943, in Jonesboro. He was the former owner of Melton Brothers, Inc., a John Deere equipment dealership. He graduated from the University of Arkansas with a degree in business administration. Mr. Melton was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar J. Melton, Sr. and Catherine Dietrich Melton and a sister, Mary Jane Melton Martin. He is survived by a son, Oscar J. Melton III and three grandchildren, Olivia Rose Melton, Arabella Parks Melton and Oscar J. Melton IV.
Graveside service will be 2 p.m., Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at Jonesboro Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. John Miles II, pastor at First United Methodist Church officiating. Services were entrusted to Gregg-Langford Bookout Funeral Home. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers consider a memorial gift to St. Bernards Development Foundation, First United Methodist Church or Craighead County Community Foundation.
Published February 8, 2022
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Gregg Funeral Home
300 West Matthews Avenue, P.O. Drawer 1850, Jonesboro, AR