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Melvin Paige, Sr.

December 21, 2021

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Melvin Paige, Sr. passed away December 21, 2021. He was born May 20, 1941. He was the son of the late John Watson Paige and Rosa Garland Paige. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Randall Paige, Willie B Paige, Frank Paige and his sister, Jaqueline Hunter.

Melvin was retired from the Lynchburg Foundry in 1998 after 38 years of service.

Melvin is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years Julia “Snooky” Paige; sons, Melvin Jr. and Kevin; daughters, Michelle and Stephanie; brothers John Paige, Jr., Hunter Paige, Charley Paige, Sr. (Phyllis); sisters, Celestine Harvey, Virginia Thomas (Harold, Sr.), Mary Paige, Clara Withers (Gregory); grandchildren, Ryan, Brianna, Hannah, Jackson, Joushua, Eliana, Kendra, Kyndal, Koulson, Karmen; and great grandchildren, Hunter, Kali and James.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Presbyterian Cemetery.

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg is assisting the family.

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