Melvin Coxwell

Melvin Shane Coxwell, 50, of Bucyrus, died Friday, May 14, 2010, at St. John’s Hospital.

He was born Aug. 29, 1959, in Perryton, Texas, son of Melvin Stanley and Daisy Carolene Kennell.

He loved the outdoors, especially camping, boating, mountains and lakes. He enjoyed fast cars and beautiful surroundings. He was a salesman and loved his children, granddaughter, his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father and grandparents.

Survivors include his mother, Carol Coxwell; two children, Matthew Shane Coxwell and Caitlen Carol Coxwell of Clinton, Okla., their mother, Jacklyn Kyle Kinder of Clinton, Okla.; a granddaughter; a grandmother, Daisy Kennell of Bucyrus; a sister, Rhonda Janzen of Buena Vista, Colo.; and special friends, Bradley Mills of Wichita, Kan., and Vonda, Christa, Jessica and Corey Larson of Broomfield, Colo.

Memorial services are 11 a.m. Saturday, May 22, at Success Baptist Church with Ted Moore officiating. Inurnment is 11 a.m. Monday, May 24, 2010 at Heart Cemetery in Booker, Texas. Cremation was under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.

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