Melvin Rockwell Point

Melvin Rockwell Point, 63 of Quesnel, BC passed away September 5, 2013.

He was born on Chehalis Reserve, to Bernice Walkem and Vernon Point (deceased 2012), on January 2nd, 1950. He was raised in Quesnel by Elizabeth and Edward Scott (deceased). Melvin was married to Leona Goulet on April 22nd, 1972.

If there was a motto that could best describe him it was “Family First” there wasn’t anything he wouldn’t do for his family.

Melvin worked for Weldwood for 41 years. He loved hunting and fishing. Gave one of his kidneys to daughter Melennia, November 22, 2000 so that she could have a better quality of life. He had a heart attack in 2010 and was diagnosed with small cell cancer 2012.

Melvin is survived by his loving wife Leona their five children Vanessa (Scott), Melennia, Kalaya (Buddy), Sarain, Tomasina, his mother Bernice, siblings Vera, Viola, Gloria, Vernard, Colleen, Jeffery, Sharon, Vernon, Ardith, extended family of brothers and sisters, many nieces and nephews.

We would like to express our gratitude to our friends, relatives and home care nursing for their love and support during this time.


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