James “Curt” Melton, 64, of Frankfort, passed away April 19, 2021 at IU Health Frankfort Hospital. He was born on October 23, 1956 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma to James Charles and Betty Jean (Harness) Melton. He married Virginia “Jenny” Roberts on July 21, 1973 and she survives.
Curt attended Frankfort Schools and completed a four year apprenticeship to earn his Journeyman Roofer Certification. He was a Union Roofer for Hinshaw Roofing for 27 years and worked for Quality Roofing in Indianapolis for 5 years, retiring in October of 2012. He attended Victory Chapel in Frankfort. He loved spending time with his grandkids and enjoyed golfing, riding Harleys, and playing Poker.
Visitation and Services
Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday, April 26, 2021 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort. Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Frankfort. Out of respect for the health, safety, and comfort of all in attendance, guests will be expected to adhere to current CDC guidelines regarding appropriate social distancing and the wearing of masks.
Surviving along with his Wife: Jenny are his Sons: Michael (Diana) Melton of Frankfort and Joseph (Amy) Melton of Frankfort; Daughter: Bridget (Rick) Ruiz of Colfax; Brothers: Roger Melton of Frankfort and Tom (Vonita) Melton of Frankfort; Sisters: Betty (Jan) Harmon of Frankfort and Barbara (Larry) Richardson of Monticello; Grandchildren: Skyler Melton of Noblesville, Branden and Adeline Melton of Frankfort, Samantha Melton of Frankfort, Madison Howe of Colfax, Michaela Ruiz of Frankfort, Braxton and Maleigh Ruiz of Colfax; and Great Grandson: Kingston Juarez of Colfax.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother: Sammie Melton