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Melvin Kyle Eley

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Date published: 8/24/2014

Melvin Kyle Eley

Melvin Kyle Eley, 71, of Spotsylvania County died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at his home.

He was predeceased by his parents, Herald A. and Nona Jones Eley; and his brother, Ray A. Eley.

He is survived by his wife, Sue B. Eley; their daughters, Tracey E. Padgett (Gary), Christa E. Whaling (Ricky) and Page E. Knott (Russ); five grandsons, Matthew M. and Corey S. Padgett, Rick K. Whaling and Austin R. and Christian K. Knott; his sister, Audrey E. Shackelford (Bud); a sister-in-law, Elsie H. Eley; and several nephews and a niece.

Melvin retired from NSWC, Dahlgren, in 1999 with 28 years of service. He was a life member of Elks Lodge 875 and a member of the Fredericksburg Lodge and Knights of the Pythias.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Laurel Hill Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to Elks Lodge 875, Box 215, Fredericksburg, VA 22404-0215.

Online condolences may be made at laurelhillfuneral home.com.