Roy Clell Melvin

MARFA – Roy Clell Melvin, 60, of Marfa, died Sep. 17, 2014, at his residence. Graveside services were at Hillcrest Cemetery in Fort Davis Sep. 22, 2014. Pastor Jose Cordero officiated. Alpine Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. M r . Melvin was born in Pecos on Oct. 17, 1953, to Jack and Jimmie Melvin. He was a self- employed heavy equipment operator and a truck driver. He is survived by his wife Doylene Melvin of Marfa; daughter Carnel Flores and husband Pete and their children Allison, Sarah, and Abigail of Andrews; sons Jack Melvin and wife Mandy and their children Tyler and Matthew of Odessa, David Barrett and wife Tommye Jo and their children Bo and Brady of Magnolia; sister Lona Gail Thorne and husband Dale and their son Roy Dale of Belton; brothers Jimmy D “Hammer” Melvin and wife Ellen and their children Barbra Haire and husband Lynne and their children Kristofer and Alexa of Lubbock, Chester Melvin and wife Amy and their daughter Abby of Ely, NV and Michael Melvin of Marfa; great-grandchild Jareth Carrole and special friends Pastors Jose and Patricia Cordero and the Joe Medley family. Mr. Melvin was preceded in death by his parents; Jack and Jimmie Melvin and grandparents; Jessie and Lona Birdsong of Belton and Roy A. and Maise Melvin of Salado.

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