George N. Mellott turned 85 on December 6, 2008. A party was held in his honor on Sunday, December 7, at Sideling Hill Christian Church Fellowship Hall. Sixty-five guests were in attendance. George has been married to his wife, Alice, for 58 years. They have 10 children, 23 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. Entertainment was provided by the Country Cousins. Band members include Edgar Lake, Grant Souders, Red Singleton, Warren Reeder and John Hendershot. The cake, provided by Laura Mellott, was a replica of one of George's old race cars. George would like to thank his family and friends for celebrating his birthday with him.