Melvin “ Mel” Richard Lancaster died April 23, 2009

Melvin “ Mel” Richard Lancaster, 82, of Odessa, Mo., died Thursday, April 23, 2009 at his home in Odessa.

Funeral services were Sunday, April 26 at the Ralph O. Jones Chapel. Memorial inurnment service will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 1 at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, Mo., with honors by the Odessa Funeral Honors Team. Memorials to the Odessa VFW Post 5675 or the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville.