Charles "Mel" Weston of Reedville, Virginia passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, October 26, 2018. Mel was born in Portsmouth on July13, 1949 to the late Charles and Mildred Weston.
Mel was honorably discharged from the United States Navy and served on the Apollo 15 recovery mission. Mel retired from Orkin and was a beloved youth baseball and soccer coach in Middlesex County. Mel shared his many artistic talents expressed through Wind and Sea and Me Arts, Karaoke singing, and charming storytelling.
Mel is survived by his dear wife, Pat of the home; son, Ben Weston and his wife, Jennifer; and grandchildren, Billy, Landon, and Summer; son, Adam Weston and grandsons, Max and Avery; stepson, Kerry Bradley and his wife, Nicole, and grandsons, Alex and Chris; brother, Bill; sister, Lil; and special friend, Ralph Langgood; sister--in-law, Denise and niece, Meghan. He was preceded in death by his brother, Tom Weston and nephew, Jessie Weston.
The family will receive friends at Currie Funeral Home in Kilmarnock on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 1:00 p. m. followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p. m. officiated by Rev. Judith Thomson. Speakers will be special friends, Hubbard Davis and Lori Rice.
The family wishes to express gratitude to Hospice of Virginia and especially to Lori Rice, R. N. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Virginia, 1328 Tappahannock Blvd., Tappahannock, VA 22560.