Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Mark Ryan Melling, 59, of Summerville, husband of Pamela Jean Sims Melling, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2014.
Memorial services were held Feb. 8 at Peace Lutheran Church in North Charleston.
Mr. Melling was born Dec. 8, 1954, in Ashland, WI, son of Merle and Maryann Melling. He was a former district manager for Waffle House before starting his own painting business.
Mr. Melling is survived by his wife of 39 years, Pamela; two children, Jennifer Ryane Allston (Jason) and Mitchell James Melling (Tinesha); three grandchildren, Evelyn Ryan Allston, Logan Rae Ridley and Chloe Nicole Ridley; five siblings, Kevin Melling (Martha), Brian Melling, Julie Cumbee (Jimmy), Greg Melling (Espie) and Kelley Smith (Trevor); grandmother Dorothy Melling of Ashland, WI; godparents Dale and Donna Brevak of Washburn, WI; as well as dozens of nieces and nephews.
Arrangements were with Simplicity Lowcountry Crematory and Burial Services Inc.