James David Melte, 58 , passed away March 3, 2023 in Fulton, Texas. He was born in Brookfield, Missouri on August 14, 1964 to Morris Ray and Elizabeth Badgett Melte. David was employed by Gulf Point Plaza as a Certified Nursing Assistant, David was a very dedicated and compassionate credit to his vocation. David enjoyed camping and fishing , and cherished his family, David was preceded in death by his parents, son Kevin, daughter Kayla Smith and granddaughter Savannah. He leaves to cherish his memory his life-partner Roy V. Wilson, Jr., daughters Kelsi N. Espinoza and Sheanna Rowles, brothers Morris Ray Melte Jr., Charles Edward Melte, John Melte and Tom Melte, sisters Elizabeth Thompson, Kathie Good, Georga Thomas and Sandra Simpson, 15 grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of Life Service will be held in Brookfield, Mo at a later date.