Melvin Benjamin Pender

August 29, 1954 ~ August 25, 2020 (age 65)

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Mr. Melvin Benjamin Pender, 65, of Garner, NC departed this earthly life on Tuesday August 25, 2020.  He was born on August 29, 1954 in Wilson, NC to the late Dorothy Lee Pender. Melvin was a wonderful man with a great heart and humor. He was an outstanding husband, father, grandfather, brother, and dear friend. On August 25, 2020 he passed away very peacefully with love ones beside him. He will be truly missed. Please come and celebrate his life and meet with the family on Wednesday evening September 2, 2020 from 6 PM to 7 PM at Haywood Funeral Home. On Thursday September 3, 2020 at 1:00 PM, a Memorial Service with invited guests only will be held in the C A Haywood Sr. Memorial Chapel, 2415 South Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC. 

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September 2, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Haywood Funeral Home
2415 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Celebration of Life
September 3, 2020

1:00 PM
C.A. Haywood, Sr. Memorial Chapel
2415 S. Wilmington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

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