Robert Steven Melton, 86, of Cave Springs, died Sunday, September 1, 2019. He was born September 29, 1932 in Hamilton, Texas to Stevens and Cora Belle Sexton Melton. Robert was always busy working. In his early years he worked in the oil fields, was a farmer, and a draftsmen. Later he owned an antique store and pawnshop. His passion and primary career was construction. Robert owned BAM Construction and was a custom home builder in NWA for many years. In his final working years Robert worked for Habitat for Humanity as the Building Director for Washington County.
He is survived by five children, Carolyn French, Debbie Ugolini, Charles Haney, Steve Melton, Tammy Martin; and three generations of grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara, in March of this year, and three sisters.
A graveside service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, September 7, at Venus Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Heritage Funeral Home.