Shawn Alan Melton, 49, of Gaylord, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020.

He was born September 19, 1970, to his parents, Daniel and Joyce (Houk) Lewis, at the naval hospital, in Jacksonville, Florida.

Shawn was born and raised in Florida, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.  While in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, he attended ITT Technical Institute.  He then moved to Gaylord, Michigan, where his parents lived.  He worked at Reptron for a while, then went to work at ABC Warehouses as a car audio installer and garage manager, until his cancer prevented him from working.

He is survived by is his mother, Joyce Lewis; nephews, Johnathan Melton of Gaylord, Jared Ross Dickson of North Dakota; niece, Stephanie Lok of Manistique; great-nephew, Asher Miron; great-nieces, Savana Miron, and Kerra Lea Miron; and brother in law, Mike Ross.

Shawn was preceded in death by his father, Daniel Lewis, and his sister, Kerry Ross.

Funeral service will be held at the Nelson Funeral home, Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. with visitation starting at 1:00 p.m. until the time of services.

Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734.