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Thomas David Melton

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Thomas David Melton passed away August 14, 2018 in Lubbock, Texas at the age of 54. He was born April 29, 1964 to Temple and Mary Melton. He is being greeted at Heaven’s Gate by his parents as well as his sister, Sharon Melton, sons Thomas and Joshua Melton, cousin Mikey Melton. Also preceding him are his grandparents Thomas and Frankie Melton, Grandmother Cecilia Keslow, Uncles Billy Bob, Gayle Wayne, Carol Dean and Aunt Mary, Niece Samantha Tyler, nephew Kelly Andrews and great-nephew Antonio Renteria.

Leaving behind his wife Tracy, children Corey (Pete) Briggs, Bobbie (BooGirl) Melton, grandchildren Demytri Itterly and Madeline Perez. Also survived by his brothers Temple Melton, J.R., his wife, Vicky, Allen Melton, his wife Rebecca and Johnny Melton, as well as many nephews and nieces.

Anyone who knew Thomas knew he was a funny and kind-hearted man who would help anyone in any way he could. He worked hard for his family and never gave up.

Thomas was and is one of the greatest people you could of ever had the pleasure of knowing. His friends and family will truly miss him until they meet again.

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Honorable mentions are niece Vivian (Charlie) Moore, niece Margaret Briggs, niece Stephanie Rivera and niece Christina Sanchez. He thought of you as his own and your children.

A memorial service will be held August 26, 2018 at the College Alcove Room. We will be having a potluck service from 2pm to 4pm.

 

The Day God

Took You Home

A million times

I needed you

A million times I’ve cried,

If love alone

Could have saved you

You never would

have died

In life I loved you dearly

In death I love you still

In my heart you

hold a place

No one else

can ever fill

It broke my heart

to lose you

But you didn’t go alone

Part of me went with you

The day God

took you home