He was born in Scottsboro, Ala., on May 11, 1957, a son of the late Helen White Letson. He was a self-employed painter in the Chattanooga area.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 37 years, Lassie Annette Smith Letson; one daughter, Christine Emily Letson; his father, James Dallas Letson; one brother, James David Letson; three sisters: Eloise Shutting, Cheryl Frady and Debra Gothard; and numerous other extended family members and friends.
The family is planning a memorial gathering at the family home to be announced at a later date.
You are encouraged to share a memory of Melvin and/or your personal condolences with his family by visiting his memorial web page and guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.
Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Letson family with these arrangements.