Melvin Massey Jr.October 21, 1949 ~ January 3, 2018 (age 68)
Mr. Melvin Massey Jr. of 1113 West Cleveland Avenue Elkhart Indiana was born October 21, 1949 in Union City TN. He has been a resident of Elkhart Indiana for the past 39 years.
Mr. Massey was employed at Reelfoot Packing Company in Union City TN prior to relocating to Elkhart IN. Once in Elkhart, he worked for Skyline Corporation in the shipping and receiving department, for several years. Eventually, a disability prevented him from working.
Mr. Massey enjoyed being around his family. He loved watching wrestling as well as Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Basketball. He also enjoyed watching his favorite soap opera; The Young and the Restless. He knew if he missed The Young and the Restless at 12:30, he could watch the rerun at 7:00 pm. He also enjoyed watching The Jerry Springer Show.
Preceding him in death are his parents, Hallie Massey and Billy Anderson, two brothers: Lester E. Massey and Robert Massey Jr., two sisters: Sallie Massey and Minnie L. Massey-Parchman.
Mr. Massey departed this life January 3, 2018, in his home.
He leaves to cherish his memory: two sons, Dewayne Massey and Kelly Massey of Union City TN, a daughter, Vicky Snipes of Rockville, IN, three grandchildren of Goshen IN, a special granddaughter, Chantelle Snipes of Elkhart IN, three great-grand children and expecting the arrival of a fourth great-grandchild soon, a sister Virginia L. (Billy) Wyrick, along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services for Mr. Melvin Massey will be held Friday, January 12, 2018 at Agape Missionary Baptist Church, 248 W. Wolf Street, Elkhart IN. Visitation will be at 10:00 A.M. with the Funeral Service beginning at 11:00 A.M.
Elder DeShawn Bonds, of Greater Wayside Temple C.O.G.I.C. is eulogizing.