2014-01-02 / Obituaries

Richard L. Mellott

Hopewell, 89

Richard L. Mellott, 89, Hopewell, Pa., formerly of Breezewood, Pa., died Wednesday, December 25, 2013, at Homewood Retirement Center, Martinsburg.

He was born June 27, 1924, in Breezewood, a son of the late John H. and Lida M. (Barton) Mellott. On August 27, 1949, in Gapsville Christian Church, he married Pearl S. (Garland) Mellott.

Along with his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Sandra M., married to Dennis W. Replogle, New Enterprise; a daughter-in-law, Cherry Mellott, Breezewood; four grandchildren: Adam L. Mellott, Breezewood; Zane H. Mellott, Breezewood; Nathaniel Replogle, New Enterprise; and Ethan Replogle and wife Amanda, New Enterprise.

He was preceded in death by his son, Craig L. Mellott, on October 9, 2010, and siblings: Clark Mellott, Austin Mellott, Eleanor Miller and Vashti Watson.

He was a member of Gapsville Christian Church.

Throughout the years he worked for New Enterprise Stone and Lime and on the family farm most of his life until his retirement.

He enjoyed hunting and farming.

Funeral services were held privately with Pastor J.R. Winck officiating. Burial was private at Union Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements were by Akers Funeral Home, Everett.

Online condolences at www.akersfuneralhome.com

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