MELVIN LEE ROY PINKSTON, 69, of Hymera, Indiana passed away peacefully at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in his home with family at his side.
He was born July 11, 1949 in Sullivan County to Thelma (Morgan) Moses and Paul Lee Pinkston.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Thereasa (Dickey) Pinkston of Hymera, IN who he married on November 15, 1986; children, Cory Pinkston (Christi) of Booneville, IN, Dana Pinkston of Louisville, KY, Gayle Terrell of Hymera; grandchildren, Ava Singhurse, Madelynn Terrell, Millie Terrell, Alex Pinkston, Alyssa Pinkston; brothers, David Pinkston (Jan) of Sullivan, Cambel (Lori) Moses, Jr. of Shelburn; sisters, Dinah Ridge (Ron) of Paxton, Joy Moore of Sullivan, Frances Scott (Mike) of New Goshen, Betty Brown (Mark) of Shelburn, Cindy Shew (Dale) of Graysville; sisters-in-law, Tracy Crosby (Mark) of Shelburn, Kelli Mills (Mike) of Shelburn; and he was well loved by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Michael Lee.
Melvin graduated from Dugger Union High School in 1967. He loved fishing, playing gospel music with his friends, and spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of the Hymera Independent Community Church.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 South Meridian Street; Jasonville, Indiana. Visitation is scheduled from 11 to 2 Monday at the Funeral Home. Funeral Services will immediately follow visitation at 2 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2019 at the Cox Funeral Home with Pastor Norman Santus officiating.
Interment will be at K of P Cemetery in Hymera, IN.