Billy “Goat” Everette Melton, 73, of Mocksville, NC died on August 16, 2020 at Novant Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC.
Billy was born August 1, 1947 in Mecklenberg County, NC to the late Everette Mathew Melton and Helen Garnel (Baker) Melton. Billy is preceded in death by a brother Bobby Melton, and his grandparents Will and Minnie Melton who raised him.
In life Billy attended Davie County schools and served in the United States Army. Billy was also a truck driver and retired in 2010 after 10 years of working with Auto Truck Transport. In addition to Billy's careers he was also a member of the Cornatizer Methodist Church and loved his car shows.
Billy is survived by his loving wife Maretha Ann Melton of Mocksville, NC, a son Kip McBride (Sherry) of Boone, NC, a daughter DeAnn Thompson (Kyle) of Lexington, NC, a brother Buddy Melton (Sharon) of Spartenburg, SC, a sister Shirley Harris of Salisbury, NC, 7 grandchildren Brooke Doe, Brandi Thompson, Zach Thompson, Samantha Wagner, Tabitha Knight, Hollie Kiehn, Mitchell Roberts, and many great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Friday August 21, 2020 at the Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. Pastor Robert Garrett will be officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to the Fork Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
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