Oct. 6, 2011
James Bartlett “Bart” Melcher III, 54, of Kealakekua, Hawaii, a carpenter, died at home. He was born in Hyannis, Mass. He is survived by wife Donna; sons Paul, James IV, Sam and Chad Melcher, and Shawn Lynch; daughter Kolokea; mother Barbara; brothers Peter and Charles; and six grandchildren. Services: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Central Kona Union Church, Kealakekua.