CHARLES ALLEN MELROSE, 72, of Huntington, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House. He was born January 3, 1948 in Huntington, a son of the late Winston and Betty Jo Melrose. Also preceding him in death was his paternal grandmother, Lucille Melrose; one brother Robert “Bobby” Melrose; and one daughter, Sherri Melrose. Charles was a member of Huntington East High School Class of 1965, a Vietnam Veteran serving in the US Navy, and retired from Special Metals.
Survivors include his soulmate, Deborah Ann Melrose of Huntington; daughter Sarah Roush and her children Lily and Zoey Roush, all of Winfield, W.Va.; sister-in-law, Rainy Melrose; and a special nephew Chris Melrose, both of Lexington, Ky.
Charles selflessly donated his body to the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine for the advancement of science and research. Due to current social guidelines, no services will be held at this time.
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