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Dwight Melow, age 90, of Greencastle, passed away September 11, 2016 at his residence. Born December 16, 1925 in Bethaldo, IL, he was the son of Orville Melow and Barbara (Fritchie) Melow. He married Lenora Maynard in 1948 and she survives.
Dwight had worked for Consolidated Freightway as an OTR Trucker. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 135. He served in the US Navy during WWII. His hobbies included auto racing in particular Formula One Racing.
Survivors in addition to his wife include 8 children, Janice Parker (Denny), Diana Dever, Charlene Langley, Brenda Sue Mitchell, Debi Alexander (Jim), Dwight William Melow, Barbara Tomasik (Ron), and Lynette Reid (Craig); 18 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 4 great great grandchildren; 4 sisters and 4 brothers. His parents and a daughter Marlene Melow preceded him.
There will be a memorial service Saturday, September 17 at 2:00 PM at his home. The Bousley Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. www.bousleyhaysfuneralhome.com
Published on September 13, 2016
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