Melvin Lee Kendall Sr., 89, of Linton, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at Glenburn Home in Linton.
He was born on July 6, 1929, the son of Frank Kendall and Cora Sligar Kendall. Melvin was a member of the Linton American Legion Post #22, and the Linton Moose Lodge #1434. He loved being and working outdoors.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Heaton Kendall, and his wife Bertha Smith Mason Kendall, son Melvin Lee Kendall Jr., three brothers, Ralph, Leon, and Otis Kendall, and sister Doris Phegley.
Survivors include his daughter, Melody House (George Rusin) of Terre Haute, step-daughter, Nikki Tieken (Danny) of Dugger, brother, Alfred Kendall of Dugger, sister, Berniece Phegley of Linton, and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at 11:00 AM at Dugger Cemetery in Dugger, Indiana with military graveside rites by the Linton American Legion Post #22. Arrangements were entrusted to Newkirk’s Funeral Home in Dugger.