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Oliver G. Melvin

1949 ~ 2021 (age 71)


     Oliver G. Melvin of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Denton, MD, passed away from complications of Covid-19 at the Christiana Hospital in Newark, DE on Sunday, April 25, 2021. He was 71 years old.

     Born in Easton, MD, Mr. Melvin was the son of the late Arthur (Aukie) M. Melvin, Jr. and Mamie Henrietta Patience Meeks Melvin. He was a 1967 graduate of North Caroline High School in Ridgely, MD.

     Mr. Melvin had spent numerous years working on the subway construction in Washington, D.C. and in San Francisco, CA. For the past 20 years, he was a loyal employee to Jack in retail sales at a safety supply store. He was appreciated for his even temper and reliable work ethic.

     Mr. Melvin is survived by his daughter, Amy Spring of Portland, OR; a brother, Arthur (Buddy) M. Melvin III and his wife Sallie of Bethany Beach, DE; and two grandchildren, Fiona R. Spring and Easton T. Spring, both of Portland.

     A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. If you wish to know about the memorial plans please indicate in the comments section.

     If friends wish to send a memorial donation in Mr. Melvin’s memory, the family suggests sending them to the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, 107 South Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801.  This is what the family would prefer instead of flowers.

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Memorial service to be announced


Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC)
107 South Market Street, Wilmington DE 19801

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