Obituary of Melton Gustave Martin
Melton Gustave Martin, 102, of Lexington, South Carolina passed away January 28, 2023 at Wellmore of Lexington, South Carolina. He was born on December 31, 1920 in Columbia, South Carolina to Randolph and Sallie Martin.
Melton is survived by his great niece, Leigh Ann Childress-Mosley; her son, Martin Gleaton; and her grandson, Leo. He is also survived by his step-son, John Taylor (Claudia); his step-grandchildren: Wes Taylor (Candy), Brian Taylor (Amy), Belinda Hardin (John); his step-great grandchildren: Xan, Adam, Gavin Taylor, Hallie Cannon, Finn Hardin; and his two great great grandchildren: Jax and Reese.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine B Martin; brother, William Martin; and niece Sandra Mosley.
Melton was a long-term employee of SCE&G. He enjoyed gardening, and watching gamecock football. He served in the south pacific as a marine in world war ll.
The family will receive friends at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington on Tuesday, January 31st, 2023 from 10:00AM - 11:00AM. Funeral services will be held in our chapel after the visitation at 11:00AM. Interment will be private. Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church.