Melvin Wilson Forehand

August 27, 1951 - December 12, 2016

08/27/1951 - 12/12/2016

Melvin Wilson Forehand died peacefully, surrounded by loved ones on December 12th, 2016 in Sentara Norfolk Heart Hospital at the age of 65.
Melvin is survived by his wife, Debbie Forehand, whom he married in 1971; daughter, Kimberly; son-in-law, William; grandson, Jaxson; and brother, Sheldon Bundy, Jr. He is preceded in death by his mother, Geraldine (Forehand) Bundy; father, Melvin Wilson Forehand; and step-father, Sheldon Bundy, Sr.
Melvin was born on August 27th, 1951 in Norfolk, Virginia to Geraldine (Forehand) Bundy. He graduated from Princess Anne High School in 1969. Melvin was a compassionate man who loved riding his motorcycle with friends and spending time with his family.
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Michael L. French
6 years ago

My thoughts and prayers go out to Debbie and he entire family. May the Lord provide you conform during this difficult time.

Bob Ambrose
6 years ago

Childhood Best Friends

Kailey Carrasco
6 years ago

Mel was one of the nicest people you could ever have the pleasure of meeting. My condolences to his family and friends on his passing.

Matt Walsh
6 years ago

Years ago when our HOG Group was meeting at my house, Mel rode into my garage and accidentally dropped his Harley on my bike putting a big scratch on my tank. In all fairness it wasn’t Mel’s fault. My garage floor was wet and slippery from the rain. He insisted on having it repaired but I refused knowing that every time I sat on my Harley that scratch would remind me of Mel and what a great friend he was. Sure enough as the years ticked away I grew very fond of that scratch because it reminded me of the fun times we had on our rides together. Thank you Mel, for some great memories. God bless you, Debbie and your family.

Jennifer (Eason) McNeil
6 years ago

Sending so much love to Kimberly, Aunt Debbie, and the entire family. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Janet Felts Carter
6 years ago

Family, we are sorry for your loss. I grew up in Homestead and was very fond of Mr. and Mrs. Bundy and their family. We are sorry to hear the news, and our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Dave and Nancy Daugherty
6 years ago

Debbie, we are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember all the rides we have taken to the mountains and all the good times we shared with you and Mel. He was a great guy with a good sense of humor. Prayers and thoughts for your family at this difficult time.

John Brandt
6 years ago

Very sorry to read about the loss of Melvin to his family and friends. Melvin and I were friends at Princess Anne High (both ’69 grads) and while we lost touch over the years I later enjoyed seeing him every now and then after I moved to McCosh.

6 years ago

I have to think that he must have been an extraordinary man to have raised such an amazing daughter. Kim’s love for her father is so evident as she speaks of him and I gather that her mischevious nature was come by honestly! My condolences to those who love him and will miss him so.

Brandy San Agustin
6 years ago

Thinking of the family during this difficult time. Kim, I’m so sorry for your loss. I’m keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.