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Melvin Francis DuvallOctober 16, 1930 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 87)
Melvin Francis Duvall, 87, of New Haven, Missouri, passed away Monday, November 20, 2017 at his home.
Melvin was born in Perryville, Missouri on October 16, 1930, a son of the late Trumer & Hazel (Favier) Duvall.
He was the husband of Bernice Marie (Ahne) Duvall. They were united in marriage on July 19, 1955, in Tecoma, Mississippi.
Melvin proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines. He was a member of Assumption Church, New Haven, and of the New Haven American Legion.
He worked at Metal Craft in New Haven as a supervisor for many years. In his free time he enjoyed trout fishing, going camping, doing wood working and mostly spending time with his family.
Melvin is survived by his wife Bernice, of the home, by a daughter, Kathy Kasten, of Perryville, Missouri; by a son, David Duvall & wife Donna, of New Haven; by daughter, Barbara Zerr & husband Joe, of Hermann; by a son, Thomas Duvall & wife Daina, of New Haven; and a son Timothy Duvall & wife Rebecca, of New Haven; by two sisters, Judy Ponder & husband Eddie, of Perryville, Missouri and Nadine Branson, of New Haven, and by many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, by three brothers, William, Clarence "Cotton", and Richard Duvall and by two sisters, Mary Lou Zellner and Glenda Duvall.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 21st from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at Assumption Church, New Haven, with Father John Deken officiating.
Burial will be at Assumption Cemetery, New Haven. Memorials may be given to Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society or New Haven American Legion.