Milo Metze

Melvin Lewis “Milo” Metze, 59, of Arab died Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Huntsville Hospital.

Mr. Metze was born Jan. 24, 1962, in Ohio to Edward Metze and Marion Eckert Metze. He was married to the former Teresa Ann Suttles for 38 years.

He had been disabled since 2013, but prior held many jobs such as septic tank worker, heating and air installer and carpenter to name a few.

He spent his later years with his wife spoiling their grandchildren, spending time with friends and taking family vacations.

He is survived by his wife: Teresa Metze; three sons and daughters-in-law: Jonathan Metze and Melissa Starnes, Dustin and Jenifer Metze and Bradley Metze and Katie Sutton; nine grandchildren: Gary, Leann, Jacob, Robbie, Ashley, Chris, Angel, Brooklyn and Zachary; sisters and brothers-in-law: Nancy and Don Schrand, Teresa Pollard, Dorena and Jason Palmer, Katy and Kevin Parsons and Staci Rayburn; sister-in-law: Teresa “TC” Eckert.

He was preceded by parents: Marion and Walter Dukes, Edward and Linda Metze; brothers and sister-in-law: Timothy “Red” Eckert, Edward Metze and Lewis and Melba Metze.

The visitation will be at noon, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Gober Funeral Chapel followed by the service at 2 p.m.

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