Melvin " Monk " Wolford Jr. 86, a resident of the Good Shepherd Community Nursing
Center of Phelps, KY departed this life Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Pikeville Medical Center.
He was born July 1, 1930 at Phelps, KY, the son of; the late Melvin Sr. and Cindy " Wolford " Wolford.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by four sisters; Frances Phariss, Bertha Dotson, Irene Honaker & Dorothy Wolford, two brothers; Wade & Wayne Wolford.
Melvin was a retired steel worker, having worked for Ryerson & KY Steel.
He is survived by two sisters; Josephine Adams of Orient, Ohio & Geraldine Dotson of Phelps, KY.
He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, neighbors & friends.
Honoring services will be conducted in the Phelps Funeral Services Chapel with the Reverend; Mitch Bowling officiating.
The funeral will be Monday, April 3, 2017 at 12:00 Noon.
Committal service will be done at the chapel with burial following in the Wolford Cemetery of Phelps, KY.
Visitation will be in the chapel, Sunday evening from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
Arrangements are under the direction of Phelps Funeral Services INC of Phelps, KY.