He was born in Spring Valley, IL and lived at Ridgemark in Hollister for the past 20 years with his wife Albina (Calleri) who was from Tres Pinos and passed away last November. They were married for 38 years.
Melvin moved to Portland six months ago where three of his children reside.
He is survived by his children Natalie McFall, John McEwan, Mike McEwan; stepson, Michael Martin; grandchildren, Sean McEwan, Ryan McEwan, Katie McFall and Ian McEwan.
Arrangements by Stehn Family Chapels Milwaukie Oregon.