Melvin R. Loggins went to see the Lord on May 23, 2011, at Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie while holding the hands of loving family members. Melvin was born Dec. 12, 1957. He graduated from Waxahachie High School and was a long-time resident of the Sardis community until his death.

Melvin will be remembered for his love of life and nature and his loyalty and dedication to friends and family, who often benefited from his helpful and caring demeanor and his willingness to sacrifice for a friend in need. Melvin will also be remembered for his love of hard work, as well as his love of animals, many of which he adopted and cared for at great personal sacrifice. Melvin is survived by a large and loving family and many friends, who mourn his death and will miss him greatly.

A memorial service for Melvin will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Midlothian Funeral Home.

Melvin requested that, instead of flowers, donations be made to Hope Clinic, 411 E. Jefferson, Waxahachie, TX 75165, whose wonderful staff and caring volunteer doctors provided loving care and assistance to Melvin during his last illness. The family also requests that those donations may be made in Melvin’s honor.

Arrangements by Midlothian Funeral Home, 200 E. Ave. E, Midlothian. 972-723-9884