Benny Dean Melvin, 96, died early Sunday morning, June 4, at his home.
He married Phyllis E. Clark Dec. 31, 1941, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church. She passed away Dec. 16, 2005.
Surviving are his children, Karen (Doug) Mick and Robert (Zita) Melvin.
Friends and family are invited to attend graveside services with military honors at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 7, at Rice Cemetery, Elkhart.
Arrangements are with Billings Funeral Home, Elkhart.
Published on  June 5, 2017