KNOX COUNTY, Ind. — Thomas Leon Melcho, 74, of Knox County, Ind., died Monday, March 25, 2013, with family at his bedside.
Tom was a member of Local 22 Iron Works, and the American Legion, after serving in the Navy. He enjoyed family time and had a passion of boating.
Tom is survived by his wife, Martha Burnett Melcho; his son, Damon T. Melcho (Cindi); his granddaughters, Kayla and Ashley; his daughter, Dawn M. Clevenger, (David); his grandsons, Baron and Archer; his stepdaughter, Amanda L. Terrel, (Homer); and stepgrandson, Devin W. Jones.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis J. and Priscilla nee: Lore Melcho; his son, Christopher A. Melcho; his brother, Donald L. Melcho; and his stepsons, Timothy and Steven Patton.
Services celebrating Mr. Melcho’s life will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Shirley Brothers Mortuary; 5377 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, Ind.
Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. prior to services.
Memorials are suggested to the American Breast Cancer Society in Tom’s name. Services will be conducted by Louisville Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, Louisville, Ky.