Melvin H. Brown

May 30, 1935 - May 7, 2008

05/30/1935 - 05/07/2008

Past Services

Saturday May 10, 2008
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home-South Wheeling Chapel
3828 Jacob St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-5444 | Directions
Monday May 12, 2008
4:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home-South Wheeling Chapel
3828 Jacob St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-232-5444 | Directions

BROWN, Melvin Howard Sr., 72, of Bridgeport, OH, died Wednesday, May 7, 2008.
He was born May 30, 1935 in Wheeling, WV, a son of the late Earl and Ada Lee Braun.
He was a former corrections officer for Martin Co. Corrections and an Army veteran.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by four brothers, Roy, Edward, Earl N. and Manfred Braun, one sister, Vivian Russell.
Surviving is his wife, Norma Wilson Brown, two sons, Melvin Jr. and Robert Celeste Brown; one daughter, Debbie Dan Ralph; two brothers Paul and Ray Braun, one sister, Vera Russell; four grand children, six great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and Sammy.
Friends received 1:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral services at 4 p.m., Saturday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Beiswenger Chapel, 3828 Jacob Street, Wheeling.
Interment and military services in Weeks Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH.
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dennis russell jr
8 years ago

i can remember a time when melvin had bitterness and a unforgiving spirit.i am glad to see that before he left us he found god’s unconditional love,and ultimately forgiveness. may all of god’s best be yours,now and in the future.may the holy spirit bring you comfort,peace,and joy in knowing that the king of kings reigns supreme,eternially.remember he will never leave us nor forsake us.

Tammy Gross
8 years ago

I’m so very sorry to hear of your loss. There will come a time when the warm, happy memories will come more and more and the sad ones less and less. You all are in our prayers. May God bless you and bring comfort and strength to all of you.

Most Sincerely,

The Gross Family

Harry & Lillie Wilson
8 years ago

May God Bless You,And Keep You In This Time Of Sorrow.Our Prayers Are With You.With Love Harry & Lillie

Debra Glover
8 years ago

My heart is sad for you in this time, wanted to give you my support and lend an ear if needed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Debra

8 years ago

My husband , I miss you so much.My love goes with you forever.I ‘ve loved you for 45 years and I would do it all over again.My heart is broken in half.

love always,

Your Wife Norma

Debbie Brown Ralph
8 years ago

My loving Dad, how I wish we could retrace all of the times we spent apart. my thoughts and love were always with you and even now. I know that you are at rest, you will not hurt anymore or have any fear. The lord reigns forever over his kingdom and takes care of his own. You are lovingly missed so much by your loving wife and family, wait for her while she continues to do what God needs her to do on earth until he calls her home.I am not there to tell you goodbye but I am there in spirit and heart just as I always have been. my love forever to my father, no one can take that away.

Robert Brown Jr
8 years ago

My Pap, I always love you and I can remember all the good and funny times when you were with me. I love you forever and ever and I can’t wait to see you in heaven again. The Lord is taking care of you now and you are probably building something in heaven like you always did here on Earth. I miss you but I know you are in a better place where there is no sickness, pain, sorrow, nor hate. You taught me how to do alot of things like my 2 favorites; driving and building. I will promise you that I will folow what the Lord and God wants me to do. I miss you and I pray that you are in Heaven having fun for eternity. And I will see when it is my time to go or when the Lord comes back.

Sincerely your grandbaby,