Melvin Lamar Totten was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 15, 1988. He was proceeded in death by his grandmother Bernice Stuckey.
Melvin accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early age at Christ Temple Apostolic Faith Church. He attended Muskegon Public Schools and graduated in June 2006. He attended Muskegon Community College. Melvin worked many jobs in his lifetime. He was last employed by Newerk Machine Products.
Lamar, as Melvin was often called, was very funny. He was a great father to his son. He was a good and faithful friend. He enjoyed playing with his son, Messiah.
He leaves to treasure his memory the mother of his son and best friend, Kiana Reese. One son, Messiah Lamar Reese-Totten. His parents Melvin and Karene Totten. One sister, Tamara (William) Dean, two nieces DaReae and Brielle. Two nephews Darshawn and William III. Paternal grandparents Roosevelt and Roberta Totten, six aunts, six uncles and a host of cousins, family and friends.