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Campus mourns the passing of former forestry instructor

3/16/2010 —

Penn State Mont Alto is mourning the passing of Rex Eugene Melton. He died on March 13, 2010 at the age of 88. Melton was an instructor of Forestry at Mont Alto from 1947 to 1954 after which he moved to University Park to serve on the faculty of the Forestry department.

He retired from Penn State as Professor Emeritus in 1988 after 41 years of service to the University. His obituary in the Centre Daily Times may be viewed here

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