April 22, 1934 ~ June 5, 2021
Born in: Buncombe County, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
George Carlton “Carl” Melton, 87, of Asheville, died at his home on June 5, 2021.
Born in Buncombe County, he was the husband of Maxine (Treadway) Melton of Asheville, and the son of the late Samuel Logan and Vienna (Bradley) Melton. He was also preceded in death by a son, Carl Stafford Melton, and two brothers, Martin and Ken.
Carl loved riding his motorcycle and playing the guitar, dobro, and banjo with his friends. He loved telling a good joke, and was a talented mechanic who could fix anything.
In addition to his wife of 64 years, left to cherish his memory are his daughter, June Melton (husband Dean Klein); two sisters: Barbara Brooks and Vianne Brown; and a nephew who was like a son, Danny Hendee.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with Revs. Donald Hare and Larry Rogers officiating.
Graveside Service: June 12, 2021 2:00 pm
Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
9 Chapel Hill Road
Asheville, NC 28803