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Teddy Melling

March 5, 1919 - April 17, 2016

U.S. Veteran

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson

Cemetery Elmira Cemetery

  • Visitation: 1-2pm, Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson, MO.
  • Funeral: 2pm at the Funeral Home.
  • Burial: Elmira Cemetery following the Funeral.

Teddy Melling, 97, passed Sunday, April 17, 2016, at the Veteran’s Home in Cameron, Missouri. Teddy was preceded in death by his wife Estill and brother, Robert. He is survived by a brother, Charles, age 100; two sons, John and his wife Tudy Melling of Raytown, MO; Tom and his wife Mary Carol Melling of Kansas City, MO; and two grandchildren, Kyle and Paige Melling, two step-grandchildren, Heather Dodson and Chris Reep. Teddy was a lifelong resident of Lawson, MO, and was married to his wife Estill for 50 years.

He served his military time in the Army during World War II in Japan. He returned home after the war to work in construction and farm. He was an active member of the Elmira Baptist Church. Teddy’s passion was gardening and raising livestock. He was always willing to help others and encouraging to those around him.

Visitation: 1-2pm, Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson, MO.
Funeral: 2pm at the Funeral Home.
Burial: Elmira Cemetery following the Funeral.

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