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Melvin Paige, Sr.

December 21, 2021

Melvin Paige, Sr. passed away December 21, 2021. He was born May 20, 1941. He was the son of the late John Watson Paige and Rosa Garland Paige. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brothers, Randall Paige, Willie B Paige, Frank Paige and his sister, Jaqueline Hunter.

Melvin was retired from the Lynchburg Foundry in 1998 after 38 years of service.

Melvin is survived by his devoted wife of 56 years Julia “Snooky” Paige; sons, Melvin Jr. and Kevin; daughters, Michelle and Stephanie; brothers John Paige, Jr., Hunter Paige, Charley Paige, Sr. (Phyllis); sisters, Celestine Harvey, Virginia Thomas (Harold, Sr.), Mary Paige, Clara Withers (Gregory); grandchildren, Ryan, Brianna, Hannah, Jackson, Joushua, Eliana, Kendra, Kyndal, Koulson, Karmen; and great grandchildren, Hunter, Kali and James.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021 in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Presbyterian Cemetery.

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg is assisting the family.

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Larry and I are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers

Posted by Patricia Saffioti on December 28, 2021

So sorry for your loss, my sympathy and condolences to you all Love,

Posted by Georgia M Elliott on December 28, 2021

May the Lord welcome you into his arms and may he comfort your family and friends as tears are for those of us left here but you are rejoicing in the ever after. We will miss you Uncle Mel but we will celebrate your life in how we live ours.

Posted by Latonya Dixon Flamer on December 28, 2021

Hello my friend so sorry to hear of your loss will keep you in prayer

Posted by Joyce merchant gray on December 28, 2021

Posted by Eyvonne Green on December 28, 2021

Posted by Eyvonne Green on December 28, 2021

My dear uncle Melvin, my heart aches when I heard the news ,I was angry, I don't understand why this good guy, uncle Melvin you have your heavenly wings fly high my loving uncle. You will be sadly missed by me and my mother, your sister Mary.........my Angel love you infinity uncle Melvin Paige love your niece Bridgett Renee Paige

Posted by Bridgett R Paige on December 28, 2021

My dear uncle Melvin, my heart aches when I heard the news ,I was angry, I don't understand why this good guy, uncle Melvin you have your heavenly wings fly high my loving uncle. You will be sadly missed by me and my mother, your sister Mary.........my Angel love you infinity uncle Melvin Paige love your niece Bridgett Renee Paige

Posted by Bridgett R Paige on December 28, 2021

Sorry to hear the passing of Melvin, he was a good friend of my father’s. My prayers are with the family.

Posted by Monica Petty on December 27, 2021

Sorry to hear the passing of Melvin, he was a good friend of my father’s. My prayers are with the family.

Posted by Monica Petty on December 27, 2021

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