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Larry E. "Doc" Melsa

March 7, 1947 — December 26, 2020

Mr. Larry E. "Doc" Melsa, age 73, of South Fulton, TN passed away Saturday,
December 26, 2020 at the Baptist Health of Paducah.

He was born on March 7, 1947 in Jackson, TN to the late Otto and
Rose Utley Melsa.

Larry "Doc" was of the Christian faith and was a member of the National
Guard in Jackson, TN. He retired as an Engineer from Canadian National
Railroad where he worked for 42 years.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Hicks Melsa of South Fulton, TN, a
son Luke (Amy) Melsa of Austin, TX, two daughters; Melissa (Todd)
Brown of Franklin, TN and Helen Melsa of Springhill, TN, a step-son
Bruce (Lea Ann) Hailey of Houston, TX, fourteen grandchildren, two
great-grandchildren and a sister Lynn Walker of Memphis, TN.

Funeral services will be held at 1PM Wednesday in our funeral chapel
with burial to follow in the Johnson Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held
at the funeral home from 11AM Wednesday until the hour of service.
We do ask that you practice social distancing.

Memorials may be made to St Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place,
Memphis, TN 38105.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Larry E. "Doc" Melsa, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Hornbeak Funeral Chapel

302 Carr St, Fulton, KY 42041

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