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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, OK. 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 Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. 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 9:00AM to 12:00PM at the Palmer Marler Funeral Home Chapel in Stillwater, OK, with a casual memorial service celebrating Christopher's life to follow at 2:00 P.M.

Christopher is survived by his wife, Mary of the home; one son, Karsten of the home; mother, Carol Melton of Mooreland, OK; four brothers, Robert Melton of Mooreland, OK, James Melton and wife, Kristen of Bristol, VA, Russell Melton of Edmond, OK, Douglas Melton and wife, Chelle of Guymon, OK; sister-in-law, Debra Melton; father and mother-in-law, Jerry and Kiyoko Pace, of Stillwater, OK; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Mona Akin, of Stillwater, OK; 13 nieces and nephews and 3 great nephews and nieces.

Christopher is preceded in death by his father, Bruce; two brothers, David and John; and one 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 6, 2017
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