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Miguel A. Melendez

September 13, 1941 ~ September 20, 2022 (age 81)

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Funeral service for Miguel A. Melendez, 81, of Lawton will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home Chapel with Jose Garcia, minister officiating. 

Mr. Melendez passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in Lawton.

Viewing will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the services.  

Miguel was born on September 13, 1941 in  Vieques, Puerto Rico to Lorenzo Melendez and Felipa Olivencia. He grew up in Puerto Rico where he attended school. He served his country in the United States Army for 28 years before retiring in 1992 with the rank of Master SGT. Miguel married San Juanita Salazar on January 6, 1978 in Wichita Falls, Texas. He loved baseball and the OU Sooners. He will be missed by all who knew him.   

He is survived by his wife, San Juanita Melendez, of the home; his children and their spouses; his grandchildren; brothers and sisters and other loving family members.  

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
September 22, 2022

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home
632 SW C Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 22, 2022

3:00 PM
Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home
632 SW C Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501

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