He was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, Joanne Melton on July 16, 2012; and a sister, Kathryn O’Dell.
He is survived by a daughter, Edith Melton St. John and her husband David; sons Eric Melton and wife Ann and Matthew Melton and his wife Heidi; granddaughter, Ellen and grandson Clark Melton; grandsons Edward and Stewart St. John, all of Norman; a brother, David Melton, of McKinney, Texas; a niece, Carole Ann (O’Dell) Watters of McKinney, Texas; and a nephew, Thomas Carlton O’Dell of Houston.
Memorials donations may be made in memory of Carl Melton to The American Red Cross, 1205 Halley Ave., Norman, OK 73069; St. Michael’s Church, Norman, to The City Rescue Mission, 800 W. California Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73106; or to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements for Carl and his family have been placed in the care of the Vice family at Havenbrook Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be shared at www.havenbrookfuneralhome.com.
Norman Transcript, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013