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In Memory of
John L. "Jack" Melvin
June 1, 1935 - September 13, 2019

Tuesday, September 17th from 5-8 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Wednesday, September 18th 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church

Resurrection Cemetery

John "Jack" L. Melvin, 84, of Columbus, Ohio, passed away on September 13, 2019. He graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas high school in 1954. He served in the U.S. Army 1955-1957 and retired from Anheuser-Busch. Jack was a life-long Yankees, Browns and Buckeyes fan and loved going to Columbus Blue Jackets games.

Jack is survived by his wife of nearly 60 years, Mary Ann; his children, Eileen Hines (Paul), of Westerville, Dianne Kline (Steven) of Hilliard, John Melvin (Connie) of Columbus, Cathy Warner of Columbus, Michael Melvin (Carmen) of Glendale, Arizona and Richard Melvin of Columbus; grandchildren, Connor Hines, Andrea Taylor (Mike), Stephanie Kline-Meyer (Aaron), Daniel Kline, Samantha Melvin (fiance Tony Kanagy), Kaila Melvin, David Thomas (Ashley), Mary Kate (Cody) Corrova, Nathaniel Thomas, Sarah Thomas, Jonathan Thomas, Katie Warner, Jude Melvin (Katie), Tori Melvin; great-grandchildren, Chance Priestly, Thaddeus and Leo Kanagy, Matthew and Amber Thomas; brother, James Melvin; sisters, Kathleen Brush, Patricia Brush, Mary Alice Shuhart and Laura Stuts; and many more family members and friends.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Catherine Melvin, his daughter, Kathleen Marie, his grandson, Kasey Warner and his brother, Michael Melvin and sister, Carol Jean Melvin.

Friends may call at Moreland Funeral Home, 55 E. Schrock Rd., Westerville, Ohio 43081 Tuesday, September 17th, from 5-8 pm. Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, September 18th at 11 am at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 6077 Sharon Woods Blvd, Columbus followed by interment at Resurrection Cemetery, Lewis Center, Ohio.

Donations may be made in Jack's memory to St. Elizabeth Church St. Vincent DePaul Society, 6077 Sharon Woods Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43229. Prayer service Tuesday at 7:30 p.m..


Cynthia Russell

Sep 15, 2019

So sorry for your loss, prayers to you and your family🙏🏼🙏🏼 Love, Cynthia Russell


Gayle Kiser

Sep 16, 2019

Mary Ann, Eileen,Diane,John, Cathy, Mike, and Rich. I am so sorry to hear of your loss of Jack. We were very fortunate to have such a wonderful family as our neighbors. I prefer to think of happier days when Jack was always out working in that beautiful back yard. My heart aches for all of you. Love and prayers to all of you. Gayle Kiser


Lee Rogers

Sep 16, 2019

The Rogers Family Members send our prayers and best wishes to our Melvin Family members for the loss of John. May God provide you with comfort during this period of mourning.


Danny Hairston, Sr.

Sep 17, 2019

Condolences to the Melvin Family. I am remembering the days of Little League Football with the Melvin family as I coached Mike, Rich, and my son Chip. My wife and I are saddened to learn of John's passing.