James Grant Mellin, 83, of Middletown, passed on Nov.6,2019 after a long illness. He was born Dec.23, 1935, and grew up in
In Woodstock, N.Y. He made the Navy his career and served 20 years before retiring and settling in R.I. His first love was his wife Shirley, along with golf and coffee.
Jim was predeceased by his wife of 49 yrs.; his father Harold; Mother Eunice; and brother Carl.
Surviving are his brothers William (wife Anna), J. Wilcox (wife Janet). His sister Doris DeWitt, husband Stewart. His nephew and caregiver Eric Robinson whom Jim resided with in R.I., for many years. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
At his request, funeral services are private.
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