Melvin H. Colvin Jr., 79, of Catlett, passed peacefully on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at the Adler Center for Caring in Aldie.
He was born December 24, 1938, in Washington, D.C., to the late Melvin and Margaret Colvin.
Mel spent most of his career in the electrical industry. He was a teacher and proudly served as a United States Marine. Mel had a cunning sense of humor and an infectious smile.
Mr. Colvin is survived by his wife, Mary M. Colvin of Catlett; three children, Melvin H. “Mel” Colvin III and wife Chris of Catlett, Andrea Koesters and husband Michael of Catonsville, Md., and Anthony J. “Tony” Colvin and Theresa of Laurel, Md.; a sister-in-law, Mary Ellen Frye, and six grandchildren, Callie, Mike, Isabella, Jessica, Chloe and Ben.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Colvin was preceded in death by his brother, Arthur Frye.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, November 16, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Warrenton, followed by a reception at the family farm in Catlett. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and/or Adler Center for Caring, 24419 Millstream Drive, Aldie, Va. 20105.