Travis Melton


Travis Keith Melton Sr. 86, passed away peacefully into his heavenly home Friday morning July 31, 2015, after a lengthy illness. Mr. Melton will be in state from noon to 5PM Friday. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4PM Friday, August 7th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco.

Travis was born in Vernon, Texas on August 13, 1928, but had resided in Waco over 30 years. He was retired from Plantation Foods where he was Plant Engineer. He was a 32nd degree Mason. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend to many.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Margaret Ann Melton; parents, Rena and Lewis Melton; sister, Joy Ray; brother, David Melton; two sons, Travis Keith Jr. and Tommy Glenn Melton; and grandson, Bobbie Lee Hightower.

Survivors include son, Jody Wayne Melton and wife Katherine of Waco; three daughters, Rena Gay Wade of Borger, Martha Melton of Richmond, Michigan, and Linda Melton of Richmond, Michigan; step-son, Terry Lee Hightower of Waco; 14 grandchildren; sister, Carol Ann Kleckner and husband Don of Chetotah, Oklahoma; and a host of friends.

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Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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  1. So sorry to hear of Travis’ passing. I have missed visiting with him the few years. He will be missed by all.
    Cathy & Gary, Jayson & Catrina, Randi, Steven & Kailar

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