Melvin is a native Clevelander where he attended East High School. He has been a small business owner and a supervisor of a Hospital Specialty Company for 14 years before joining the Calhoun Funeral Home family. His expertise has led him to becoming the supervisor of Maintenance and the Transfer Teams for both the Lakeshore and Rockside locations of Calhoun Funeral Home & Cremation Service.
Melvin has been blessed to be married to his beautiful and loving wife of four years, Mrs. Janine Harris Edwards. Together they have raised four daughters and five sons whom he adores and loves being a positive male role model for. Using his passion for communication, Melvin volunteers as a motivational speaker to young men at the Cuyahoga Hills Boys Home. In his spare time, he enjoys restoring automobiles.