Melvin H. Colvin, Jr., age 79, of Catlett, VA passed peacefully on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 at the Adler Center for Caring in Aldie, VA. He was born in Washington DC on December 24th, 1938, son of the late Melvin & Margaret Colvin.
Mr. Colvin is survived by his wife, Mary M. Colvin of Catlett, VA; three children, Melvin H. ‘Mel’ Colvin, III & his wife, Chris of Catlett, VA, Andrea Koesters & her husband, Michael of Catonsville, MD and Anthony J. ‘Tony’ Colvin & Theresa of Laurel, MD; sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Frye; and six grandchildren, Callie, Mike, Isabella, Jessica, Chloe & Ben.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Colvin was preceded in death by his brother, Arthur Frye.
Mel spent most of his career in the electrical industry. He was a teacher and proudly served as a United States Marine. Mel had a cunning sense of humor and an infectious smile.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, November 16th, 2018, 11 am, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic church, 271 Winchester Street, Warrenton, VA 20186 followed by a reception at the family farm in Catlett. Interment private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic church and/or Adler Center for Caring, 24419 Millstream Drive, Aldie, VA 20105.
Our fine facility has ample parking, offers two chapels, family rooms, parlors, and an on-site crematory. Operated since 1836 - we are the oldest continuously operated business in Fauquier County, VA and centrally located in the county and close to most nursing homes and the hospital.