He was born Mar. 4, 1949 in Metter, GA, to the late James Marvin and the late Elnora (Edenfield) NeSmith. Melvin retired from the Navy.
He is survived by his wife: Irita Dale (Williams) NeSmith, son: Christopher Brian NeSmith and daughter: Dawn Marie Ganoe, two brothers: Bobby Ray NeSmith, Tony Lee NeSmith and one sister: Margie Faye Bateman, grandchildren, Jacob Taylor Ganoe and Sydney Grace Ganoe
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 4:00 pm at Community Harvest Worship Center, LaBelle with Pastor L. W. Howard officiating. Interment will be Thursday, December 27, 2012 in Highland Memory Gardens, Apopka.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 p.m. at Community Harvest Worship Center, LaBelle, FL.