Ruel Melton, age 81 of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Bowling Green Medical Center. Ruel was born on January 19, 1941 in Cumberland County, KY to the late Marshall Gains and Mollie Key Melton. Ruel was a U.S. Army veteran, retired from Ford Motor Company where he worked for 35 years and a member of UAW #1111 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was preceded in death by five siblings, Elmer Melton, Ervin Melton, Bernard Melton, Olison Melton and Noxie Bruton
His wife - Barbara Melton of Burkesville, KY
One son - Ruel Melton, Jr of Burkesville, KY
A host of nieces and nephews
Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 1:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Gaines Hill Cemetery. Family requests visitation on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.