Walter E. “Bud” Mellington
Walter E. “Bud” Mellington, 76, passed away unexpectantly Sunday morning due to complications from a fall he sustained on November 7th. He was born January 26, 1932 in East Liverpool, OH.
Living his entire life in this area, he retired from DaCar Chemical Company in East Liverpool where he was the plant superintendent. Walter was a proud veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the US Army and was an active member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.
Walter loved spending time with family and friends and will be deeply missed by all those that knew and loved him.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Carol whom he married on June 1, 1956; his three children: Mark Mellington and his wife, Terrie, Lana Neville and her husband, Bill, Scott Mellington and his wife, Gayle; grandchildren: Mike Mellington and his wife, Tina and Jessica Kiehl and her husband, Danny as well as two great grandchildren: Austin and Taylor.
He is also survived by one sister: Martha Henderson and two brothers: William Mellington and his wife, MaryAnn and John Mellington and his wife, Marsha.
Besides his parents, John and Ettialena Hickman Mellington, an infant brother preceded him in death.
Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Wednesday, December 10, 2008 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Dr. Lester Hickman of the church officiating.
Burial will follow in Kimble Cemetery where the Tri State Burial Group and the West Virginia National Guard will accord military honors.
The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Calcutta on Tuesday, December 9, 2008 from 5-8PM.