Ex-Husker Assistant Melton Dies at Age 86

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Ex-Husker Assistant Melton Dies at Age 86
Journal Star

Former Nebraska football assistant John Melton, known for his upbeat attitude and sense of humor, died early Saturday afternoon at his home in Eagle. He was 86. His wife, Margie Melton, said he had been working in their yard. "He went with no pain," she said. "His heart just stopped." A nurse who lives nearby and paramedics tried to revive him, she said.

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