James M. Melton, 76 of Blountstown, passed away Saturday, January 29, 2022, at his home. James was born in Altha, January 5, 1946, to the late Naomi Melton. He lived in Altha most of his life and was retired from the United States Air Force where he served as a helicopter engineer. James served during the Vietnam War where he was the recipient of a purple heart for his service. He was also a 32nd degree mason and a member of Lodge 109 F&AM as well a Shriner.
James is preceded in death by his mother, Naomi Melton, his mother-in-law Gussie Johnson, his brother, Roy Kent and his wife Nancy and his brother in law Johnny Mac Johnson.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Judy Melton; his daughters, Alison Melton Kitchen of Blountstown, Julaine Schebel and her husband Chris of Punta Gorda, Florida, Anna Caisen of Blountstown; his grandchildren, Abbie Melton and Skyler Russo of Blountstown, Levi Schebel and his girlfriend Genger Best and Sawyer Schebel of Punta Gorda.
No services are planned at this time. Memorialization will be by cremation.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com 850-674-5449