Don Owen Melton

June 19, 1956 - June 13, 2021

Don Owen Melton, 64, of Bridge City, died Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Christus Southeast Texas-St. Elizabeth, Beaumont, He was born on June 19, 1956, in Fort Worth, to Sherry Ann Spivey Melton and Allen G. Melton. Don was a lab technician for Evonik Degussa Engineered Carbons Black.

He is survived by his wife of forty-five years to the day he passed, Donna Melton; son, Chris Melton and his wife, Ashley, of Vidor; grandchildren, Madyson Melton and her fiancé, Justin Veitch; Mallorie Melton; Layla Lamb; and Dustin Melton; and siblings, Susan Tibbits and her husband, Doug, of McCloud, Oklahoma and Elizabeth Martin. Don is preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering of Mr. Melton’s family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., with his funeral service at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee. His interment will follow at Holland Cemetery, Kountze.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Camp Red Oaks Springs, P.O. Box 2019, Kountze, Texas 77625.

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Holland Cemetery

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Funeral Service

Funeral Service
  • 490 cemetery road silsbee tx 77656
  • 06/19/2021
  • 10:00 am

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
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  • 06/19/2021
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Linda Sanders

I always enjoyed our visits on holidays at Chris and Ashley’s home. You will be missed.

Hicks Dunlap

To Donna and family. I have many fond memories of Don when he was running the Exxon station in Kountze. He was a very good friend and cousin n law. He took really good care of my mom and for that I will always be grateful. Love y’all!

Deborah Laird Walker

Donna, So sorry for your loss. May your memories give you comfort in the days and years to come. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Burlena Roberts

Donna know our thoughts are with you and all of the family what a great christian example Don and you have always lived .we are sorry my friend for your loss we love ya. BOO. And Burlena Roberts

Nell Sparks

So sorry to hear about Don’s passing. We had many fun times with baseball and football with our kids growing up together,, many good memories! We will be out of town,, but Donna, Chris and family will certainly be in our prayers. May God give each of you comfort and peace in the days ahead.

Tina Bearden

Donna and Chris I am so sorry for your loss. Don loved both of you so much. He was such a sweet man. He will be missed. Praying for you and your family during this difficult time.