Death Notice – Melvin Ray Lauderdale

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Published Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Melvin Ray Lauderdale

December 6, 1960 - September 15, 2021

A celebration of life memorial service for lifelong Lamar resident Melvin Ray Lauderdale will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, September 27, 2021, at the Peacock Family Chapel with Ian Blacker officiating. Inurnment will follow at the McClave Cemetery.

Per Melvin's request cremation will take place.

Melvin was born December 6, 1960, at Eads to Marvin R. and Peggy (Maggart) Lauderdale and passed away September 15, 2021, at the UC Health in Highlands Ranch at the age of 60.

He is preceded in death by his daughter, Jewell Irene Lauderdale; father, Marvin Richard Lauderdale; maternal grandparents, Howard Maggart and Lilliah Layton; paternal grandparents, Don Lauderdale and Letha Powell, and uncle, George Elledge.

Melvin is survived by his children, Tiarra Lauderdale of Evans, Nakoda Lauderdale of Greeley, and Camillia McQueen of Indiana; grandchildren, Keara Carson; mother, Peggy Lauderdale of the family home in Lamar; siblings, Connie (Stan) Wertz of McClave, and Brenda (Michael) Frazzini of Pueblo, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, other family and many friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Shriner's Hospital either direct or in care of the funeral home office.

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