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Melvin Carver, 58, of Bellville, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2010 in Bellville.

Graveside services were held on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. from Oak Knoll Cemetery, Bellville with Rev. Jason Mays, officiating. Entombment was in Oak Knoll Mausoleum.

Pallbearers were Billy Kaliszewski, Gary Carver, Russell Tacker, Jason Mays, Dustin Slater and Cameron Slater.

Visitation was held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 from Knesek Bros Funeral Chapel.

Melvin was born on Dec. 28, 1951 to Earl and Dorothy (Mosmeyer) Carver in Houston. He was employed as a machinist with Big 3. Melvin enjoyed fishing, hunting, the Beatles, football and was an avid Cowboy fan. He took great pride in being a self taught artist, guitarist and had the “gift of gab.”

Melvin is survived by his sisters Nancy Slater, Judy Kaliszewski and husband, Bill and brother, Gary Carver, all of Bellville, nieces and nephews, Penny Tacker and husband, Russell, Stacey Mays and husband, Jason, Dustin Slater and wife, Ashley and Cameron Slater. Great nieces and nephews, Solomon, Ethan, Blake, Hadleigh and Isabelle. He will be remembered by special people, Jeanny, Diane, Theresa, Caleb, Jordan, Toby and Rickey. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and baby sister, Joanne.

Memorials may be made to the SPCA.

Services under the direction of Knesek Bros Funeral Chapel, 842 E. Main, Bellville, Texas 77418. Visit our website at to sign the guest book or for sympathy cards.


Posted by Joy Neely


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