Steven J. Melnick, age 65, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. Steven was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. Mr. Melnick served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and was employed for over 25 years for Motorola of Gwinnett. He and his wife Helena were married in 1970 in Bloomfield, CT. He was survived by the love of his life Helena Melnick; daughters Tracey Slack and husband Paul of Miami, FL., Sandra Rack and husband Chris of Braselton, GA; brother George Melnick and wife Elaine of CT; sister Cindy J. Melnick-Hahne and husband Ron of FL; granddaughters Alyssa and Brianna; and a host of other relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers contributions can be to the American Cancer Society at cancer.org/donate. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsofuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.