Christopher's Story

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Christopher Lynn Melton passed away from this life on May 29th, 2017 in Chicago, IL. Christopher was born on Dec. 25th, 1964 in Enid, Ok to Bruce and Carol Melton. He grew up in Mooreland. After graduating from Mooreland High School in 1983, he attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University and graduated in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education. He then moved to Stillwater and worked for Kicker Car Audio until 2009. He married Mary (Pace) Melton on June 10th, 1995. The birth of his son, Karsten in 2000 changed his life forever. He shared his love for OSU, Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Vikings, rock n' roll music and car racing with Karsten. They spent countless hours enjoying these activities. A Public visitation will be held on June 6th 2017 from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. with a casual memorial service celebrating Christopher's life to follow at 2:00 P.M.
Christopher is survived by his wife, Mary, his son, Karsten, his mother, Carol, and siblings, Debra, Robert, James (Kristen), Russell, Douglas (Chelle), 13 nephews and nieces and 3 great nephews and nieces.
Christopher is preceded in death by his father, Bruce, his brother David, his brother John and his sister-in-law, Joyce.
In lieu of flowers, friends may donate to Christopher's son, Karsten's college fund. OK Dream 529 Plan, c/o Karsten Melton. Contributions can be mailed to Palmer Marler Funeral Home at 5106 N. Washington Stillwater OK, 74075.
Condolences may be sent to the family via an online guestbook at pmcfh.com
Published on June 2, 2017
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