Born June 1, 1929, in Big Pool, MD, he was the son of the late Philbert Mellott and. Martha (Mosier) Mellott .
He was a truck driver with Hall’s Motor Freight for 29 years and was also a farmer. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Big Pool and a member of Fort Fredrick Area Ruritan.
Charles is survived by his wife of 15 years, Charlotte Mellott; two daughters, Barbara Lucas of Big Pool, MD and Linda Harrison of Chambersburg, PA; brother, Clarence Mellott of Clear Spring, MD; 3 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 9 step children, 1 step grandson, 13 step grandchildren and 6 step great-grandchildren .
In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by his first wife, Alverta Mellott; sisters, Hilda Hart, Sara Hart and Ruth Bowers; and brother, Philbert Leroy Mellott.
Services will be held on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 11:00 am at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Tedrick Drive, Big Pool, MD. The Rev. Grant Spong will officiate. Interment will follow at Shanktown Cemetery, Big Pool, MD.
The family will receive friends at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., Clear Spring, MD on Friday evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. For the convenience of friends, you may visit the funeral home after noon. There will also be a viewing at the church on Saturday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am prior to the service.
The family asks for the omission of flowers and donations be made to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Tedrick Drive Big Pool, MD 21711. They also want to thank his wonderful caretakers, Robin Shirley, Donna Sue Edwards, and Caroline Manning.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.