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Mr. Sherman Melvin Jr.

July 21, 1948 ~ March 28, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Mr. Sherman Melvin Jr. Obituary

Mr. Sherman Melvin Jr., age 75 of Statesboro, GA., passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Memorial Health in Savannah, GA.

He was a 1966 graduate of William James High School and a college graduate of Albany State College in Albany, GA. He was a member of Little Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, where he served faithfully until his health failed.

Sherman was self employed at Magic Wand, a painting company, in which he owned and operated. He played professional football, for a year with the Kansas City Chief and went on to play Canadian football with the Montreal Alouettes, where he played for a several years.

He was preceded in death by his son, Sherman Melvin III; parents, Sherman Melvin Sr. and Ellen Jones Melvin; his siblings, Samuel Jones, Mary Alice Melvin, Freddie Melvin, Andrew “A.J” Melvin, Emma Jean Melvin, Pauline “Penny” Melvin and Esther Mae Melvin.

He leaves to cherish his memories with his two daughters, Mikesha Seay, Dallas, TX and Micola Seay, Marietta, GA; seven sons, Kory Demond Melvin, Pulaski, GA, Marshannon Seay, Dallas, TX, Micheal Seay and Myron Seay, Marietta, GA, John Melvin, Albany GA, Shannon Chadwell, Pearland, TX, and Bryce McPherson, Albany, GA; siblings, Rev. Ronnie (Annie) Melvin, Augusta, GA, Bishop Tommy (Mary) Melvin, Claxton, GA and Frankie Melvin, Statesboro, GA; sisters-in-law, Betty Jones, Savannah, GA, Juanita Melvin, Atlanta, GA and Mary Melvin, Claxton, GA. A host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Walk-through viewing will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024 from 12:00p.m.-1:00p.m. at Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458

Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 1:00p.m. at Craig R. Tremble Funeral Home, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458. Rev John T McPhatter, Eulogist.

There will be a slide show playing.

We will adhere to CDC guidelines.

Friends may sign the online register book at www.craigrtremblefuneralhome.com.

You may send flowers to the family through our floral store, an independent florist will make delivery according to your instructions.

Celebration of Life and Cremation services are entrusted to the care of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458

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Services

Walk-Through Viewing
Saturday
April 13, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458
238 W. Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

Celebration of Life Service
Saturday
April 13, 2024

1:00 PM
Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc., Statesboro Chapel, 238 West Main Street, Statesboro, GA 30458
238 W. Main Street
Statesboro, GA 30458

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