Melkus, Louis F. (Ted)

Louis F. (Ted) Melkus, 88 of Christiansburg passed away at his home surrounded by family February 12th 2018. He was preceded in death by his sweetheart of 67 years Betty C. Melkus; his parents Joseph and Mary Melkus; brother Joe Melkus, Jr. (Wilma). He is survived by son, Chris Melkus (Connie) of Ashburn; daughter, Amy McGuire (Danny) of Pilot; brothers, Konrad (Joann) of Bridgeport, WVA., James (Becky) of Manning, WVA.; grandchildren, Maggie Melkus, Carly Melkus, Madeline McGuire, Lukas McGuire, Anna McGuire and multiple nieces and nephews. Ted was born March 16th 1929 in Sun WVa. He was an Air Force Veteran who served in the Korean War. He loved hunting, fishing, golf and especially his grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted, Thursday, February 15th at 10:00 am in the McCoy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Neal Turner officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, evening from 6 to 8 pm at the McCoy Funeral Home. Our family would like to thank Dr’s Harry McCoy and Julia Hemphill; Carilion Home Health and Carilion Hospice for their excellent care and compassion during Dad’s illness.