Melvin C. Stuckey, 83, of Fayette, Ohio, died March 24, 2006 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio, following a brief illness.
He was born May 5, 1922 in West Unity, Ohio, the son of Aaron and Lottie (Klinger) Stuckey. He married M. Joan Graber on Dec. 19, 1948 and she survives.
Melvin was a resident of Fayette since 1959. He retired as a bookkeeper for Yoder & Frey, Inc. in Archbold in 1987 after more than 30 years of service. He was a lifelong member of the Lockport Mennonite Church in rural Stryker.
Besides his wife, Melvin is survived by three sons, Randy (and Karen) Stuckey of West Unity and Greg (and Susan) Stuckey and Arnie (and Sally) Stuckey, both of Fayette; one daughter, Deborah (and Jim) Taddeo of Alliance, Ohio, and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his step-mother, Myra Stuckey and one sister, Berneda Bender.
Memorial services were March 27 at Lockport Mennonite Church with Pastor Allen Rutter officiating. Burial was in Lockport Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon’s International or Habitat for Humanity. Arrangements were handled by Short Funeral Home in Archbold.