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John M. Melone

November 10, 1969 ~ December 2, 2021 (age 52)

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John M. Melone, 52, of Lima, Ohio, passed away at his home on Thursday, December 2, 2021. John was born in Evansville the son of George Kirk and Rose M. Price.

John graduated from Mt. Vernon High School and then attended Vincennes University before enlisting in the United States Marines Corps earning the rank of Staff Sergeant, where he served until 2002. He later went to work in the private sector working as a mechanic on tanks. John loved football and played both in High School and the Marines. He also enjoyed fishing, but mostly spending time with his family and friends.

John is survived by his sons, Donevon Jackson and Braylan Leydig; sister, Marrisa L. Price of Mt. Vernon; a host of nieces and nephews; and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, George Kirk and Rose M. Price; and brother, Quincy Dalemont Melone.  

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 27, 2021 at the Denning Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, with military rites to follow. Visitation will take place from 12:00 pm until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Denning Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Mt. Vernon at a later date. Online condolence may be left at denningfamilyfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
December 27, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Denning Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1330 E 4th St
Mount Vernon, Indiana 47620

Memorial Service
Monday
December 27, 2021

1:00 PM
Denning Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services
1330 E 4th St
Mount Vernon, Indiana 47620

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