His Life

Early Life

Melvin was born on October 25, 1949 in Los Angeles, CA to parents Richard Aaron, Sr. and Bertha Maye Aaron. 


Melvin has 6 Siblings; Brothers, Robert Aaron (deceased), Richard Aaron, Jr., Wilmer Aaron (Sharon), Donald Aaron; Sisters, Ramerius Delores Williams, Takreem Aaron-Lyday (Michael).

High School

Melvin attended Manual Arts High School in Los Angeles California, where he participated in a myriad of activities including playing Baseball and running Track. Melvin was also a member of the Scholarship Society. He graduated from Manual Arts High School in 1967.

Wedding Day 1969

A few candids from Dees wedding day. In 1969 he married Janice Marie Smith, they had four sons during their 11 year union.

College & Baseball

Melvin attended Hastings College in Nebraska before transferring to UC Santa Barbara.  He played baseball while in college and graduated with a B.A. in History. Melvin was Drafted by the California Angels in the 17th round of the 1971 amateur draft.


Dee leaves to fulfill his legacy six sons, Teahoen, Shango, Amilcar, Oginga, Zuriel, and Jaren Aaron.