OCEAN CITY — Robert Henderson Melvin, Jr. age 93, died Monday, Feb. 13 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Wilson, N.C., he was the son of the late Robert Henderson Melvin, Sr. and Lillian Turner Melvin. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Ellen Birckhead Melvin. He is also survived by his daughter Mary Ellen Melvin of Ocean City.
Melvin was a graduate of the University of Maryland. He had been a federal government executive for many years. He was a WW II Army veteran, a member of the Masonic Lodge in Washington DC, and member of the Sinepuxent American Legion Post 166 in Ocean City.
Interment will be at a later date in Washington National Cemetery. A donation in his memory may be made to Holy Savior Catholic Church, 17th and Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.