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Melvin Lee Breithaupt

January 1, 1930 — January 30, 2024

Melvin Lee Breithaupt

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Grovetown, GA – Entered into rest on Tuesday, January 30, 2024, Mr. Melvin Lee Breithaupt, 94, loving husband of 43 years to Mrs. Alice Morris Breithaupt.

Melvin was born in Wharton, Texas. He enlisted in the US Army at 18 years old and served for 21 years, settling in Augusta, Georgia. Melvin then worked for Proctor and Gamble as a mechanic for another 21 years. He was a faithful member of West Acres Baptist Church. He enjoyed woodworking, especially making clocks and furniture. Melvin was a loving husband, proud father and grandfather who loved spending time with his family.

 

Family members in addition to his wife, include his children: Judy B. Bernstein (David), Perry Wayne Breithaupt; stepson: Robert Eugene Edwards, Jr. (Patti); stepdaughter: Vickie Edwards Ryles (Royce); grandchildren: Benjamin, David, Rebecca, Josh, and Matthew. He was preceded in death by his first wife, of 25 years, Mrs. Jean Tomblin Breithaupt and his son: Terry Breithaupt.

 

The funeral service will be held Friday, February 2, 2024, at 2:00 P.M. in the chapel of Thomas Poteet & Son with Rev. Larry Harmon officiating. Interment will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 PM, prior to the service.

 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to West Acres Baptist Church, 555 Gibbs Road, Evans, GA 30809.

 

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com.

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Visitation

Friday, February 2, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors

214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907

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Funeral Service

Friday, February 2, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors

214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907

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Interment

Friday, February 2, 2024

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