Melvin H. Crookshanks of Ronceverte, WV, died Monday, December 18, 2017, at Greenbrier Health Care Center in Fairlea, WV.
Melvin was born October 18, 1935, in Cornstalk, WV, the son of Jum and Gladys Price Crookshanks.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Katherine “Katie” Crookshanks; sisters, Almeda Statts and Evelyn “Bobbie” Meadows; brother, Richard “Carl” Crookshanks; and stepchildren, Janice “Ann” Baker and Virginia “Ginny” Morgan.
He is survived by a sister, Doris Yeargo of Beckley, WV; and stepchildren, Lee Shelton (Jean) of Princeton, WV, Juanita Robertson (Bruce) of Lewisburg, WV, and Charles Shelton (Janet) of Fairlea.
As per Melvin’s request, he will be cremated, and there will be no visitation.
A private graveside gathering will be held at a later date.
McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the December 19, 2017 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.