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Timothy Lee Melvin

July 25, 1970 — February 13, 2022


Timothy Lee Melvin Sr, age 51 of Alamo, passed away on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at Franciscan Health in Crawfordsville. He was born in Fort Benning, Georgia on July 25, 1970 to Thomas Lee Melvin and Carolyn Sue Axsom.

Tim attended Crawfordsville High School and married the love of his life, Kim Shumate, on March 21, 1997. Tim was a carpenter, mechanic, and general laborer. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working on cars, loved mushroom hunting and family get togethers. He would help anyone and never knew a stranger.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Kim; four children, Timothy Lee (Abby) Melvin Jr, Natasha J. (Anthony Wells) Melvin, Samantha Tyann (Brian Kolep) Melvin, Brett Dale Melvin, and Zach Owens; five grandchildren, Trinity, Conner, Ella, Nolan, and Karolyne; one brother, Michael (Tammy) Melvin; three sisters, Cyndy (J.R) Wilson of Crawfordsville, Michelle (Dave) Laflen, Nikki Melvin; his father, Thomas Lee Melvin; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Carolyn Sue Axsom; and a brother, T.G. Melvin.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care, 315 S Washington St, in Crawfordsville on Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 11:00am till the time of the funeral service at 2:00pm with Pastor Steven Lee officiating. The service will be live-streamed and recorded which can be viewed on his obituary page at Burial will follow at Oakland Cemetery in Elmdale. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or you may donate online by clicking on the Donation Tab on his obituary. Share memories and condolences online at

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Thursday, February 17, 2022

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