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David Melton

July 20, 1965 — November 17, 2022

Warsaw

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David Andrew Melton, Jr., known to most as "Drew," passed away after a brief illness at Fort Wayne's Lutheran Hospital on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 2:48 p.m. He was 57 years old.
 
Born in Warsaw on July 20, 1965, Drew was the son of David Melton Sr. and Nancy (Biddle) Melton. He was a 1984 graduate of Warsaw Community High School and went on to work in the automotive trades. 
 
Drew loved cars of all kinds, especially classic cars. He was a mechanic by trade and was teaching Auto Mechanics through Warsaw Schools' partnership with Global Auto. He rarely knew a stranger and was friendly to all. He was history buff, loved music of all kinds and was a proud patriot.
 
A veteran himself, Drew served two enlistments with the US Navy, one in his younger life and one during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was honorably discharged in both instances and was a proud Seabee. 
 
In addition to many friends and a large extended family, those who survive with memories to cherish include six children: Zach Frantz of New York, Dana Heath of Virginia, Ashley Shepherd of Warsaw, Nikole (Ryan) McCarthy of South Bend, Britny Melton of Mishawaka and Kyleigh Melton of Mishawaka . He is further survived by brother, Nick (Amy) Melton of Warsaw; father, David Melton, Sr. of Warsaw; two nephews: Griffin and Brenden Melton and 15 grandchildren.
 
Titus Funeral Home, 2000 East Sheridan Street, Warsaw, is entrusted with Drew's care. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. Friends may gather from 3 to 5 p.m. A service which celebrates Drew's life will begin at 5 p.m. with miltary honors to follow.
 
Written condolences may be left at www.TitusFuneralHome.com while memorial gifts may be given to Titus Funeral Home who will help to establish a fund for Drew's youngest daughter, Kyleigh.
 
Drew would want all who read this obituary to "Treat others as you wish to be treated."
 
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