Obituary for Melvyn Douglas Gales

    • Name: Melvyn Douglas Gales
    • Home Town: Bolivia, NC
    • Date of Death: 08/22/2018
    • Birth Place: Brunswick County, NC
    • Birth Date: 01/02/1958

    Melvyn Douglas Gales, 60, of Bolivia, NC died August 22, 2018

    Born in Southport, NC on January 2, 1958, a son of the late John Henry Gales and Juliette Smith Kline. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jonathan Douglas Gales, and his step-father, John Henry Kline.

    Prior to retirement, he owned and operated Gales Roofing Company.

    Surviving are his sisters, Brenda Cook (Jack), Winnabow, NC, and Sherry Willetts, Bolivia, NC, and Doris Grier (Joe) of Homas, FL; brother, Robert Gales, Boiling Spring Lakes, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Services will be announced at a later date.

    Online condolences can be made to the family at

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Southport/Oak Island


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