Melton, 90, of Augusta, KS, passed away March 8, 2018. Visitation 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018,
and service 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 both at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta, KS. LC was born December 12,
1927 in Boswell, OK to his parents Allie Melton and AnnaBell (Shelton) Melton who preceded him in death. He was also preceded
in death by his wife of 55 years, Opal Jean (Clark); son, Mark Daniel Melton; 2 brothers, Billie Gene Melton and Charles Edward
Melton. LC graduated from high school Boswell, OK in 1945. He served 2 years in the U.S. Army, and 5 years in the reserves.
He received a bachelor's degree at SE State College, Durant, OK and master's degree at OSU, Stillwater, OK. LC taught Auto
Mechanics at Jay High School from 1955 to 1967 and NEO A&M college in Miami, OK for 19 years where he retired in
1986. LC is survived by: son David (Marjorie) Melton of Augusta; two grand-daughters: Charissa (Mike) Williams; Chara (Brian)
Skahan; 6 great-grandchildren; Michah, Caleb, Josiah and Chloe Williams; Bryce and Conner Skahan all of Butler Co, KS.
Memorials to Augusta Historical Society, 303 State St., Augusta, KS 67010.