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William Richard “Rick” Melton

May 23, 1953 September 20, 2019
William  Richard “Rick” Melton
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Obituary for William Richard “Rick” Melton

William Rick Melton of New Castle Indiana passed away on Friday September 21st at Henry County Hospital after an extended illness. He was born in New Castle on May 23rd 1953. He was the son of the late William Ed and Edna June Melton.

He was a long time member of Crysler UAW and worked as a tradesman in machine repair for 40 years.
He is proceeded in death by his brother Bob Melton, sister Phyllis (Donnie) Clark and sister Donna (Mike) Poynter.

He is survived by his loving wife and soulmate of 45 years Deb Melton and his loving sons Derrick (Jess) Melton and Nick Melton and significant other Terra Wolfgang.

His surviving siblings include Buddy (Judy) Melton, Dannie (Rosie) Melton, Mike (Cookie) Melton and sister Teresa Brown. His loving grand children include Samantha, Adalyn and Ezra Melton. Rick is also survived by many nieces nephews and cousins.

Rick will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Per Rick's request there will be no visitation or service, only a coming together of his loving and cherished family. Arrangements are being handled by Macer-Hall Funeral Home and Cremations. Online condolences may be made at

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