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Shannon D Melvin

August 8, 1974 — October 16, 2013

Shannon D. Melvin, 39, of Neillsville, WI, died on Wednesday, October 16, 2013.Shannon Dean Melvin was born on August 8, 1974 in Neillsville, WI the son of Michael and Donna (Brekke) Melvin. Shannon had a happy childhood in a family who loved him. He was brilliant in school and graduated salutatorian of Granton's Class of 1992. He learned and worked with his father for many years doing construction and remodeling. In 2000, he founded Wood Wright Construction and worked along side of his dear friend Clint Hannasch building some of the areas finest log homes. In 2009, Shannon founded ARC: Accessibility Resource Center, a company based on finding solutions for people of any age and ability level to live independently. Shannon loved riding 4 wheelers with his beautiful sons. He was patient with them while he worked with them in his cabinet shop building bird houses and many other neat projects. His passion was motorcycle riding. He loved to be on the open road with his motorcycle and traveled south many winters with his friends, Andy Rueth or Rob Hansen. He loved seeing concerts, listening to music by NIN, Korn, The Black Keys, Alice in Chains, etc. He was a natural chef in the kitchen with a passion for food that came from his mom, Donna.Shannon was a business man who was proud of being successful. He worked very hard and loved growing his businesses. He was a natural at what he did because he believed in his passions.Shannon was an amazing man, a great husband, and wonderful father. There will be a very large space in the hearts of those who loved him, forever.He is survived by his wife, Amy, 2 sons, Noble Charles Melvin and Rowan Charles Melvin all of Neillsville, his father, Michael Melvin, brothers Kevin (Kara) Melvin, Jason (Judi) Melvin and Cory (Jessica) Melvin all of Neillsville and a sister, Stacy (Cam) Melbinger of Marshfield, father-in-law, Charles Greene of Neillsville, sister-in-law, Jennifer Greene of New Jersey and brother-in-law, Carey Hoffman of Ohio.Shannon was preceded in death by his mother, Donna, mother-in-law, Sandy Greene and Grandparents, Thomas and Geraldine Brekke.A memorial service will be held for Shannon at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 26, 2013 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville, WI. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Saturday morning before the service at the Gesche Funeral Home.In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be set up at a later date in Shannon's memory for his children.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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