Larrie Eldon Melton

Larrie Eldon Melton, 74, of Niles passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019.

He was born Feb. 12, 1945, in Jonesville, Ark., to the late Lee “Buster” and Emma Melton. They moved to Buchanan. Larrie was a United States Army veteran. He enjoyed fishing, old cars and going fast.

Survivors include sons, Phillip (Emily) Melton and Larry Melton; brothers, Scotty Melton and Doyle Melton; and grandchildren: Gage Melton, Julius Melton, Kennedy Melton, Sydney Melton and Lucas Melton.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Buster and Emma; brother, Lee Melton Jr.; and sisters, Dorothy Melton and Donna Melton. 

Cremation has taken place. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan. Online condolences may be made at