Melvin Columbus Walston

Born in the hills of Shady, Arkansas on September 16, 1924. Passed away on January 7, 2020 at home in Cottage Grove, Oregon. He loved to hunt, grow his garden, go to church and watch his fire. His wife, Marquita Walston, proceeded him in death on January 2, 2015. He is survived by his son, Jim Walston and his wife Sharon of Roseburg, Oregon; granddaughter, Tami Miles of Cottage Grove, Oregon; a grandson, Tanner Walston and his wife Heidi of Cottage Grove, Oregon; and his grandkids, including Erin Howell of Cottage Grove, Oregon and Brynden Howell of Cottage Grove, Oregon. Also, numerous nephews, nieces and cousins. We all miss you but will see you again in heaven.