Mr. James William Melton, 72, of Altha, FL, passed away Monday, December 10, 2013, at his home.
James was born on January 22, 1941, in Altha and had lived there all of his life. He was a retired dredge boat captain and member of the Protestant faith.
Survivors include two sons, Jason Melton and Jerry Melton, both of Altha; two daughters, Julie O’Bryan and her husband, Randy, of Marianna, FL, and Jahnie Economou and her husband, Alex, of Live Oak, FL; one brother, Rubin Melton, of Greenwood, FL; two sisters, Jimmie Boggs of Marianna, and Ann Gilley of Altha; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 14, at 11:00 am (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Charlie Fowler officiating. Memorialization will be by cremation. The family will receive friends Saturday, December 14, from 10:00 am until service time at 11:00 am (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).