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Melvin Raulston, Sr.

Melvin Raulston Sr., 74, of Dunlap died Tuesday morning, July 10, 2012 at Erlanger Medical Center. He retired from Rock Tenn as a truck driver.

His mother, Lillie Raulston and sister, Wilma Keedy, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife,  Carolyn Raulston; two daughters, Carol (Tommy) Sims and Penny (Lynn) Burch; son, Melvin (Vanessa) Raulston Jr.; grandchildren, Courtney and Cory Davis, Candy Rigsby, Matthew Burch and Cody Raulston; great-grandchildren, Hannah, Caleb, Emilee, Zoee Rigsby and Wyatt Burch; niece, Carolyn Everett; and several other nieces.

Funeral services were held Friday, July 13 in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Brayton Cemetery.

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Standefer-Reed Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.

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