James Lawrence Melvin

Sep 25, 1971 - Jan 9, 2016


James Lawrence Melvin was born on September 25, 1971 in Orangevale, CA. James was hit by a car January 8, 2016 and passed away January 9, 2016. He is survived by the mother of his children, Lisa Jane Melvin, his four children: Tara, Vinnie, Jamee and Jennifer. His two grandchildren: Olivia and Anthony. His two sisters: Cheri and Lisa and his mother Inez Melvin and also many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. His smile could brighten up anyone’s day as well as those big blue eyes. James suffered from a mental illness which made him different from others. Many people accepted him and knew what a huge heart he had. He recently accepted God into his life and a few days after, he was called home. James is now with his father Larry Melvin, Uncle Steve, Aunt Diane, Grandma Melvin and many others. There will be a service held May 21, 2016 from 11am-7pm at the Sylvan Community Center on Auburn Blvd in Citrus Heights.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841


  • Jennifer Melvin says:

    I love you so much dad. You were truly amazing. I will forever remember the amazing memories we made and the crazy adventures we had. You are forever in my heart. Love you forever and always.

  • Paige Wood - Melvin says:

    My condolences to the entire family. you’re all in my prayers. Rest in peace James <3

  • Inez his mother says:

    I love and miss u every minute of every day at least u r at pease no more being afraid god new what amazing person u r thats why he called u home when he did

  • Nancy lopez says:

    I am so sorry for the families and friends. Of Jimmy prayers and thoughts for your loss .

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