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Walter "Melvin" Reason, Sr.

October 14, 1940 — November 29, 2023

Bailey, NC

Walter "Melvin" Reason, Sr.

Walter “Melvin” Reason, Sr., 83, passed away on Wednesday, November 29.  Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 4 at 2:00 pm at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.  Interment will be held immediately following at Evergreen Memorial Park.

 

Family will receive friends on Sunday, December 3 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Joyner’s Funeral Home. 

 

Melvin was a faithful employee of the NCDOT for over thirty years.

 

Melvin is survived by his loving wife, Norma Mitchell Reason of Bailey; son, Walter Melvin Reason, Jr. and wife, DeeDee of Macclesfield; daughter, Lisa Skinner of Macclesfield; step-daughter, Lou Jean Bryant and husband, Mark of Spring Hope; step-daughter, Janet Robinson and husband, David of Spring Hope; grandchildren, Jackson Reason, Jayden Reason, Matt Harding, Bryan Skinner, Rebel Reason, Kathryn Robinson, and William Robinson; brothers, Reuben Reason, Ray Reason of Morehead and James Reason of Elm City; and sister, Faye Williamson of Fremont.

 

Melvin was preceded in death by his sisters, Doreathea Wells and Mary Helen Carter; brother, Ernest Reason; and his parents, Earl and Nettie Reason.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wilson Hospice, 1901 Tarboro Street SW, Wilson, NC 27893.

 

Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.

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Visitation

Sunday, December 3, 2023

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Monday, December 4, 2023

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Monday, December 4, 2023

Immediately Following Funeral Service

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