August 26, 1936 ~ December 26, 2003
Reginald James Melling passed away December 26, 2003. Born August 26, 1936 in Preston, England. He moved to Toronto Canada in 1958 then to Torrance, California in 1964 with his wife and two daughters.
Reg began with Toyota HQ in 1968. He was passionate about his work and loved the Racing Group, The L.B.G.P. and the Desert Racing. He continued with Toyota until his death. Reg was a selfless person and would always lend a helping hand to everyone he knew.
He is survived by his wife Joan, daughters Jennifer Robinson and Marissa, sister Myra Thorpe, brohters Norman, Gordon and Phillip as well as nana and sister-in-law Julie who Reg adored.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 9th, 2004, 1:00PM at White & Day Colonial Mortuary, Redondo Beach, CA.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Little Company of Mary Hospital Memorial Fund, 4101 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503, in his memory.
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