Born: Sunday Nov 26, 1933

Died: Thursday Oct 4, 2018


Melvin Ray Warren

November 26, 1933 - October 4, 2018

Melvin “Mel” Ray Warren, 84 of Richmond Lane in Ruffin passed away early Wednesday morning, October 4, 2018 at UNC Rockingham Rehabilitation and Nursing Center of Eden.

A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Overlook Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service (1 -2pm) at Fair Funeral Home Chapel and other times at 263 East Aiken Road in Eden.

Melvin was born on November 26, 1933 in Rockingham County to Pearl Warren Kennon and step-father, Roy Kennon.  He was of the Christian faith and a member of North Spray Christian Church.  Melvin graduated from Tri-City High School and then was a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill. After graduation he went to work for Saks Fifth Ave.  As he built his career as a Vice President of merchandising he traveled extensively all over the world for the company and also enjoyed traveling for pleasure. After retiring from Saks Fifth Ave with 30 years service he returned to Eden to open his own country store called Triangle Station that was in operation for over 23 years.  Mel was an avid animal lover, especially cats. 

Left to cherish his memory are his sisters, Nellie Long of Eden, Betty Young and husband, Courtney of Eden and Pat Harbour of Madison; niece, Suzanna Amos and husband, Wayne of Madison; nephews, Jay Young and wife, Julie of Greensboro and Jack Long and wife, Sharon of High Point and an extended family.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fairfunerlhome.com



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May the Lord’s hands of compassion and love and his guiding light from above, shine down upon each of you and give you strength during this time of sorrow.May you find comfort in knowing that friends share in you loss. Love & Prays Debbie
Deborah Dickson

Mel was a great friend and neighbor. He will be missed. Prayers for Mel's family and friends during this difficult time and the days ahead. Chad and Amy Gillie Bradshaw
Amy Gillie Bradshaw

Praying for all of you during this sad time. So sorry for your loss.
Tom & Rosemary

Pat you and the family are in my prayer. Asking our Heavenly Father to comfort you and mend your broken hearts during this time of sorrow. Love You.
mary E winchester

Sending thoughts and prayers during your time of loss. God bless you.
Stephanie Roberson

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