Dalton — Melvin H. Good, age 77, of Dalton, died Monday, May 17, 2021, at Shady Lawn Health Care Community in Dalton, following a period of declining health, while battling Multiple Sclerosis for 30 years.
Melvin was born on September 3, 1943, in Orrville, Ohio, to the late Willard and Valley (Horst) Good and graduated from Dalton High School in 1961. He married Doreen Wenger on April 29, 1972, in Dalton. Doreen survives.
He worked as the owner & operator of Good Haven Dairy for 34 years, retiring in 1995.
Melvin was a member of East Union Mennonite Church. He loved to sing, knew how to be a friend to many, loved the outdoors & animals, was an avid reader of his Bible, loved spending time with his children & grandchildren, and giving them a ride on his golf cart.
Surviving are two sons, Eric (Laura) Good of Dayton, VA, and Elliot (Karla) Good of Dalton; two daughters, Julie (Matthew) Stutzman of Baltimore, MD, and Terri (Josh) Schlabach of Wilmington; 16 grandchildren, Olivia, Heath, and Maxwell Good, Keziah, Samuel, Selah, and Olive Stutzman, Jeremiah, Leviticus, Pearl, and Cora Schlabach, Luke, Ethan, Hannah, Seth, and Timothy Good; two brothers, Wilbur (Janet) Good of New Franklin, and Mark (Louella) Good of Dalton; three sisters, Edith (Paul) Horst of Williamsburg, KY, Catherine (Ralph) Miller of Plain City, and Margaret (Johnny) Yoder of Sugarcreek; sister-in-law, Eileen Good of Dalton, OH; and brother-in-law, Don Showalter of Sarasota, FL.
He was preceded in death by brother, Clair Good; and sisters, Marilyn Showalter, and Verna Good.
Friends may call on Thursday, May 20, 2021, at East Union Mennonite Church, 10678 Old Lincoln Way, Orrville, from 2 to 4 pm or 6 to 8pm.
Services will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, at East Union Mennonite Church, with Pastor Lynn Wenger officiating and will be live streamed at facebook.com/AubleFuneralHome. Burial will take place at the Martins Mennonite Cemetery in Orrville.
Visitors are asked to wear masks, practice social distancing, and adhere to posted signs and spacing limitations. Seating may be limited.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to, Heralds of Hope P.O. Box 3, Breezewood, PA, 15533 or a charity of the donor’s choice.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com.