Melvin Foreman, age 96, of Savannah passed away Monday, February 6th, 2017 at his residence.
A native of North Carolina, he was the son of Luther Foreman and Lilly Watts Foreman. Mr. Foreman served in the United States Army during World War II and was awarded the Purple Heart Medal. He worked in the manufacturing facility of Union Camp Corporation for forty-one years, retiring in 1984. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church in Savannah.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Willie Mae Davis Foreman, a son, Ronald Bedell, two brothers and three sisters.
He is survived by his daughter, Deloris Comer; son Frank Bedell, Jr.; grandchildren, Julie Comer Hopper, Jamie Comer, Frank Bedell III (Susan), Mark Bedell, Harriet Bedell, Brook Bedell Todd (Clayton), Ronda Bedell, and Andrea Bedell Lanier (Chris); sixteen great-grandchildren & seven great-great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 9th, 2017 from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Families First Funeral Care. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 9th, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. in the Chapel of Families First Funeral Care, with interment to follow at Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park – East.Print This Obituary & Condolences