Mr. Melvin Ruffin age 85 of Mebane, NC transitioned from labor to reward on April 20, 2022, while being cared for at Duke University Medical Pavilleon Mall in Durham, NC. Mr. Ruffin was born in Norfolk, Virginia to his parents, Pernell and Novella.
In labor Mr. Ruffin worked for the US Postal Service in Long Island, NY for over 28years, In service he was a member of Hunters Chapel AME Church, Mebane, NC where he served faithfully as a Trustee and a member of the Male Chorus and In Love, he was married to his lovely wife the former Ms. Olivia Manely. Mr. Melvin was an avid golfer and a dedicated "Steeler Fan"
The life and legacy of Mr. Melvin Ruffin will be forever cherished by his wife, Mrs. Olivia M. Ruffin; two sons, Melvin Rollins (Bernice) and Gene Anthony Manley (Ashley) and one daughter, Pamela Ruffin; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren along with brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends.
Mr. Ruffin was preceded in death by a son, Anthony Harold and two daughters, Shunka Leonard and Sheila Manley along with three siblings.
Inurnment will take place in Roosevelt Memorial Garden in Chesapeake, Virginia.
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