Cecil Westley “Rusty” Melton passed away on Dec. 28, 2017, at the age of 71, in his home of a heart attack.

Cecil Westley “Rusty” Melton passed away on Dec. 28, 2017, at the age of 71, in his home of a heart attack.
Cecil was born to William and Bernice Melton at Bremerton, Washington. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters.
He is survived by two brothers, Richard Melton and Thomas Melton, of Washington State; one son, Tim Harlen Melton, Carthage, Missouri and one grandson, Bradley Harlen, Springfield, Missouri.
Rusty worked for the city of Carthage for several years and at Walmart before returing. He served in the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam veteran.
He will be missed by all and had lots of friends and family.
Knell Mortuary was in charge of the service and the body was cremated. A memorial will be held at a later date.