2009-06-25 / Obituaries

Sherwin D. Mellott

Harrisonville, 62

Sherwin Dale "Swap" Mellott, 62, Harrisonville, died Monday, June 22, 2009, at his residence.

He was born in Mc- Connellsburg, September 8, 1946, the son of the late Ray D. and Virginia V. (Bernhard) Mellott.

He is survived by sons: Clinton (Shane) Mellott, Warfordsburg; and Philip Mellott, Harrisonville; daughters: Shelcey Mellott, Waynesboro, and Cacey Mellott, Waynesboro; stepdaughters: Dana Bowers, Waynesboro, and Darla Johns, Greencastle; brother Duane Mellott, Harrisonville; sister, Marsha Mellott, Harrisonville; seven grandsons; seven granddaughters and former wife Cathy Truax, Waynesboro.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Aryn L. Mills.

He was a former antique dealer who enjoyed the race track, helping the homeless and sitting around the table telling old stories. He had one of the biggest hearts in Fulton County.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., Harrisonville, is in charge of arrangements.

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