Obituary of Melvin R. Klement
Melvin R. Klement, age 88, of Kingsport, TN, passed away on Thursday, October 12, 2023, at Holston Valley Medical Center. He was the founder and owner of New Dominion School for troubled youth in Dillwyn, VA. Melvin had devoted his life to the selfless pursuit of teaching young people to see themselves in a better light.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 45 years, Joyce Amy Klement; also his parents and 2 brothers.
He is survived by his son, Robert Klement and wife, Donna of Cumberland, VA; daughter, Tammy Camilli and husband, Adie of Buckingham, VA; 4 grandchildren, Tiffany, Kristie, A.J. and Justin; 4 great-grandchildren, Caden, Payton, Rhyland and Jaxson; brother, Richard Klement and wife, Mary of Gainesville, TX; several nieces and nephews.
A Receiving of Friends will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at St. Dominic Catholic Church located at 2517 N. John B. Dennis Highway in Kingsport, TN. Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Dominic Catholic Church.
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