Melvin R Washburn,
age 71, of Wilmington, Ohio, passed away Sunday afternoon, September 13, 2020.
He was born October 7, 1948 in Clarksville, Ohio son of the late David Edward & Martha Jean (Knott-Gray) Washburn. He married Regina Marie McFarland Washburn, who preceded him in death.
A Clinton-Massie High School Graduate, Melvin served in the US Army during the Vietnam War Era. He retired as a trucker for Raven Trucking. An Ordained Christian Minister, he loved to hunt and was a member of the Sportsmen Clubs in the area and the NRA.
Surviving are his children- Jaimie (James) Dandridge, Naples, FL; Michael (Jessica) Washburn, Cape Coral, FL; David Washburn, Middletown, OH; Nikki Haddix, Clarksville, OH & Amber (Carr Brittain) Washburn, Wilmington; 19 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brother- Marvin Washburn, Clarksville; sister- Bonnie (Galen) Stethem, Sabina, OH; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Melvin was preceded in death by his sisters- Sandy Washburn, Marlene Johnson, & Carol Malatt and brother- David Washburn.
Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM, Friday, September 18, 2020 at Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home, 97 West Locust Street at North Mulberry Street, Wilmington. Interment will follow in the Clarksville Cemetery, Clarksville, Ohio. The Wilmington American Legion Post #49 will accord full military honors.
Friends will be received from 12:00 Noon until the time of services on Friday at Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home. Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing are requested. Contributions in Melvin's memory may be made to the Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home to assist the family with the funeral expenses. To sign the online guest book, go to edgingtonfuneralhomes.com.
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Fisher-Edgington Funeral Home
97 West Locust Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177,