Melvin Guy Dugger, 80, of Gallatin, TN went home to be with the Lord surrounded by their loving family at his home on February 21st, 2021.

He was born in Acron, Ohio on August 28th,1940 to James Bruce Dugger and Dorothy Alice Critchfield. He met the love of his life and wife in Acron, Ohio, Nancy (Hayden) Dugger. They were married 58 years and started raising their family in Canal Fulton, Ohio. He served in the Marines for four years before he worked a Goodyear Tire and Rubber. He retired from there after 35 years of service. He was described as a hard worker with excellent work ethic and a man of great integrity.

He was most proud of his children and grandchildren. His son “Doug” had Melvin’s same sense of humor and they loved great food and picking on everyone. They shared a contagious laugh that lit up the entire room. “Debbie” lit up his life and was always his “little girl”. He loved how she cared for her family. Jeff was his strength. They loved to watch football together and pick on each other. He was preceded in death by his son Melvin (Doug) Guy Dugger, Jr; parents, James Bruce Dugger and Dorothy Alice Critchfield; and brother James Dugger, Jr.

Melvin was survived by his beloved wife Nancy Lee Dugger; daughter-in-law, Tina Dugger, daughter, Deborah Lee King (and Rick King), son Jeffery Brown Dugger (and Crystal Dugger); and grandchildren, great grandchildren nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Service is at Beulah Land Cowboy Church with Roger McPeat officiating.

Melvin was a media member of the Family Worship Center and in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Family Worship Center Donation.

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