Vallance Melvin

Obituary of Vallance Albert Melvin

Hilton - Vallance A. "Butch" Melvin passed away on March 10, 2024 at the age of 86.  He was predeceased by his son, Eric Melvin in 2010, and his brother, John "Jack" Melvin.  He is survived by his loving wife Kay; his children, Jennifer (Keith) Brown and Matthew Melvin; his daughter-in-law, Karin Melvin; his grandchildren, Nelson Melvin, Nicholas Melvin, and Morgan Melvin, and Keith (Amanda) Brown Jr., and Brittany Brown; his sister-in-law, Kathleen Melvin; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David (Karen) O'Brien; and his nieces and nephews. 

Butch was retired from Eastman Kodak Co., and was a member of the Electrician's Union Local 86.  He volunteered at the Kathleen Ann Tenney Cat Shelter for many years and at the Hilton Flea Market.  He loved to hunt deer and Pheasants and enjoyed camping, fishing, swimming and snowmobiling.  He will be deeply missed by his family.

A Celebration of Butch's Life will be held this spring or early summer at a place and time to be determined.  Check back for updates.  Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, Rochester Regional Health Foundation, 330 Monroe Avenue, Suite 400, Rochester, New York 14607 or St. Jude Children's Hospital Research Center, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105 in Butch's memory.  To donate online, click on the charity name.