William H. Melvin, Sr., 94, born in Charles City, Virginia, passed away at the Masonic Home of New Jersey on November 29, 2013. Bill served 28 years in the U. S. Army and was a veteran of World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He was married 44 years to Erika A. Minna Melvin and had two sons, William H. Melvin, Jr. and Jerome G. Melvin. He is survived by his son, William; his sister, Liza M. Quivers; and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013, 11 AM, at W. R. Woody Funeral Home 465 High Street, Burlington, NJ. Family and friends may call from 9 AM until time of service. Bill will be laid to rest at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown, NJ, immediately following funeral services.