|Brandon Kyle "Brando" "Flycat" Melton, age 15, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 5:20 A.M. on Friday, April 22, 2011 in Gilson, Illinois. He was born on November 28, 1995 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Charles Ray and Ethel Stell Melton, Jr.
Surviving are his mother, Ethel Stell of Galesburg, Illinois; his father, Charles Ray Melton, Jr of Tennessee; three sisters, Sheena Dotson of Galesburg, Illinois, Sabrina Dotson of East Galesburg, Illinois and Amanda Dotson of Galesburg, Illinois; two brothers, Jason Kelly of Knoxville, Illinois and Daniel Dotson of South Carolina and his paternal grandparents, Charles and Ethel Melton of Chicago, Illinois.
He was raised and educated in East Galesburg and Knoxville, Illinois Grade Schools. He was a freshman honor-roll student at Knoxville High School in Knoxville, Illinois and was active in track, wrestling and junior varsity football offense line.
Services will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Hurd Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois. Visitation will be held on Monday, April 25, 2011 from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Hurd Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois. Burial in Knoxville Cemetery in Knoxville, Illinois. Memorials may be made to the Family in care of Hurd Hendricks Funeral Home.
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