Reverend Melvin Washington, 98, of Ravenel, SC, beloved husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Washington and a retired electrician with the Charleston Naval Shipyard, entered into eternal rest on Friday, June 26, 2020.
The relatives and friends of Reverend Melvin Washington will celebrate his life in a private graveside service. A public viewing will be held Tuesday, June 30, 2020 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM at St. John Baptist Church, 5676 Ellington School Road, Ravenel, SC.
He was preceded in death by his five sons, Melvin Washington, Jr., Clifford Washington, Albert Washington, Eugene Washington and Anthony Washington.
Reverend Washington is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Washington; daughters, Delores Tillman, Mary Washington, and Maybelle Youngblood; grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; special niece, Vera Washington; stepchildren, Valencia K. Hunt, Leroy T. Spigner and Thomas Spigner, III (Michelle); and a host of other relatives and friends.
Due to COVID-19 protocols, we ask that everyone please wear a face mask and practice social distancing.
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