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Michael Wayne Melton

July 13, 1963 ~ November 5, 2022 (age 59) 59 Years Old

Obituary

Michael Wayne Melton, 59, of Kannapolis, peacefully passed away Saturday evening, November 5, 2022, at his home, surrounded by love.

Born July 13, 1963, in Cabarrus County, he was a son of the late James Perry and Diane Lefler Melton. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Danny Melton.

Mr. Melton had been a long time, devoted employee of Food Lion, where he was an experienced and talented meat cutter, most recently working for Sav-a-lot. He loved being with his family and friends, and enjoyed hunting, golf, grilling out and taxidermy. A devoted and loving father, brother and friend of many, Michael will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Those left with cherished memories include his much-loved fiancée, Cathy M. Zack; his daughter, Kayla Melton; step daughters, Heather Zack and Alicia Honeycutt (Brett), brothers, Terry Melton (Tanya) and Scott Melton; step granddaughter, Adaline Honeycutt; nephews, Danny Melton and Troy Phillips, and many friends.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, November 9, 2022, at Whitley’s Funeral Home.  A memorial service to remember Michael’s life will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, November 10th, at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel.

For those who may prefer, memorials in Michael’s name may be given to St Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Michael Wayne Melton, please visit our floral store.


Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Wednesday
November 9, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Whitleys Funeral Home Funeral Home
1748 DALE EARNHARDT BLVD
KANNAPOLIS, NC 28083

Memorial Service
Thursday
November 10, 2022

10:00 AM
Whitleys Funeral Home Funeral Home
1748 DALE EARNHARDT BLVD
KANNAPOLIS, NC 28083

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