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Melvin K. McClinton

December 11, 1924 - February 9, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: February 11, 2017

Melvin K. McClinton, 92, of Belleville, Illinois, born Thursday, December 11, 1924, in East Saint Louis, IL, died Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Morningside of Shiloh in Belleville, Illinois.

Melvin worked as an Operating Engineer for Union Electric. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church, Belleville, Illinois, East Lodge #504 AF & AM, and a United States World War II Army Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Wife: Betty L. nee McIlwain, McClinton
  • Parents: Knox and Louise nee, Helderle, McClinton
  • Sister: Louise Verdin
  • 2 Sister-in-Laws
    • Marilyn Young
    • Rita Chrismore
  • 2 Nephews
    • Jay Chrismore
    • David Young

Surviving are his:

  • Children
    • Larry K. McClinton of Swansea, IL
    • Linda (Thomas) Feder of Belleville, IL
  • 10 Grandchildren
    • Alex McClinton
    • Tanner McClinton
    • Riley McClinton
    • Kennedy McClinton
    • Eli McClinton
    • Reese McClinton
    • Ryan (Darcy) Feder
    • Paul (Jenni) Feder
    • Kyle Feder
    • Drew Feder
  • 2 Great-Grandchildren
    • Quinn
    • Brianna
  • Brother-in-Law: Donald Chrismore
  • 5 Nieces
    • Margie Evans
    • Lorna Eades
    • Dana Wieland
    • Sara Harper
    • Cathy Young
  • 4 Nephews
    • Danny Verdin
    • Barry Verdin
    • Steven Young
    • Brian Young

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)

Funeral:  Graveside Service will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Lake View Memorial Gardens, with  Chaplain Rebecca Drake officiating.  Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.