Melvin Carl Schlicker passed away October 7, 2018

Melvin Carl Schlicker the son of Rev. Harold John Schlicker and Avis Vivian Rice Schlicker was born in Sealy, Texas on April 21, 1948 and passed away at his home in Edgemont, Arkansas on October 7, 2018 at the age of 70 years.

Mel was a self-employed business owner and member of Faith Lutheran Church of Fairfield Bay, Arkansas.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and sharing his faith.  He was a veteran of the United States Army.

He was preceded in death by his parents Rev. Harold and Avis Schlicker, and a brother Donald Wayne Schlicker.  Survivors are his wife Marlene Ann Gaeth Schlicker of Edgemont, daughter Melanie Schlicker of Nevada, son Donald Schlicker and wife Ingrid of Illinois, daughter Emalie Cobb and husband Mathew of Idaho, brother David Schlicker and wife Esther of Minnesota, sister Janice Anderson and husband Arthur of North Carolina, sister Evelyn Volz and husband Kurt of Illinois, brother Arden Schlicker and wife Chris of Arkansas and Richard Schlicker and wife Marion of Michigan, aunt Annie Rice of Texas and aunt Clarice Anderson of California.  He is also survived by nine grandchildren Jacob Schlicker, Owen Schlicker, Lleyton Schlicker, Holden Schlicker, Moira Schlicker, Ferrah Cobb, Braelynn Cobb, Scarlett Cobb and Harper Cobb besides other relatives and many friends.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM in Faith Lutheran Church in Fairfield Bay, Arkansas by Rev. Pete Avelallemant.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to The Other Side of Wilburn, Arkansas or Orphan Grain Train Nevada Sierra Branch of Sparks, Nevada.