Obituary: Melvin Mahan, 94, of Hart

July 5, 2023

Melvin Mahan

Obituary: Melvin Mahan, 94, of Hart

Melvin Arthur Mahan, 94, of Hart, passed away Friday, June 30, 2023, at his Home. He was born December 30, 1928, in Hesperia, the son of Mortimer and Ruth (Radley) Mahan.

Melvin was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army, and served during the Korean War.

Melvin married Marie Herrygers on December 9, 1950, and together they raised five children: Janet, Patricia, Cheryl, MarySue, and Michael.

Following retirement from S.D. Warren Paper Mill in Muskegon, Melvin and Marie wintered in Ellenton, Florida for 25 years. He spent countless hours playing shuffleboard, golfing, and walking throughout the neighborhood.

Melvin is survived by: his daughters, Janet (Ken) Klotz, Patricia (Mike) Scofield, and Cheryl (Dennis) Gale; daughter-in-law, Anita Mahan; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and his brother, John E. Mahan.

Melvin was preceded in death by: his parents; wife, Marie Mahan; son, Michael Mahan; daughter, MarySue Mahan; and granddaughter, Meika Riggs.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 8, 2023, at First Baptist Church of Hart, 3258 North 72nd Avenue, Hart. The family will receive family and friends Saturday, from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Crystal Valley Care Fund, PO Box 451, Hart, MI 49420.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, King-Hart Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.