Melvin Fells Jr. was born to the late Melvin Fells Sr. and Elsie S. Fells on January 3, 1942 in Easton, Maryland.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n He was called to rest after a long illness on August 13, 2015.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Melvin was the second oldest of seven children, he was preceded in death by his eldest sister, Helen Cornish.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Even though Melvin had no children of his own, he helped raised many of his nieces and nephews.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Melvin was educated in the Talbot County School System.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n He worked at the Tidewater Inn for twenty years and the Timeout Restaurant until his health started to fail.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Melvin loved being around family and friends. He was no stranger to anyone. All who knew him loved him. One of his greatest pass times was playing bingo. He also, loved a good joke and He loved to make people laugh.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n As he spent his last six years at the Pines in Easton, he was known for his music.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n There was a band started at the Pines at Christmas time and of course Melvin was a part of it.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n He attended the church services that was held at the Pines.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Melvin did not like missing time from church, he was baptized into the body of Christ on March 17, 2013 by Father Brad Anderson.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n He leaves to cherish his memory, three sisters, Ellen Hill of Baltimore, (Cephus), Charlotte Fells of Easton, and Marie Fells of Cambridge, (Wayne); two brothers, Johnny and Ralph Fells, both of Easton; six nieces, Veronica, Charlene, Yvette, Pamela, Angela and Lutitia; five nephews, Tony, William (Tinker), Eric, Octavis and Cory; a few special friends, his #1 make believe wife, Claudine Rasin, Jimmy Jenkins, William Benson, Eric Young, Scott Smith, Tammy Jenkins of whom he never missed calling on her birthday until his sight started to fail; and his other make believe wife, Virginia Whittington and many other friends and relatives too numerous to count.\n \n\n\n\n\n\n Interment will take place at Richards Memorial Park in Easton.