Funeral services for Melvin Danny Mapp, 56, will be 2 p.m. Friday in the Centennial Chapel of the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home, with the Rev. Morgan Ashworth officiating. Interment will be at Legate Cemetery.

The son of Thurman Cecil Mapp Jr. and Willie Belle (Roberts) Mapp, Melvin was born on June 30, 1957, in Ardmore, and passed away on May 18, 2014, in the Mercy Hospital Ardmore.

A resident of Ardmore most of his life, Melvin attended Ardmore schools. Melvin had worked both in the construction business as well as being a window glazier. He enjoyed being around friends and family, and was known to help anybody. Melvin was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his son, Mark Mapp-Steudeman of Ardmore; brothers Dennis Mapp of Tulsa, and both Andy and Rick Mapp of Ravia; and sisters Bonnie Burton of Ravia and Connie Mapp of Mill Creek, Okla.

He was preceded in death by parents and sister Debra Lynn Blue.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 this evening at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.

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