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Melvin Minerd

November 29, 1933 ~ March 12, 2021 (age 87)


Melvin M. Minerd, 87, of Belpre, passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital.  He was born on Nov. 29, 1933 in Amesville to the late Harry and Pauline Harris Minerd.  He served in the US Navy on the USS New Jersey during the Korean Conflict and worked as a shipping Clerk at Degussa Chemical in Belpre.  He attended the Bethel Wesleyan Church near Bartlett.  He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Peggy Ransom Minerd of the home, 2 daughters, Randa Lampley of Akron and Wendy Milligan of New York, a brother, Roger Minerd of Salem Virginia and 3 grandchildren, Jordan, Matthew and Brian.  He is preceded in death by his parents, 2 sons, Ryan and Sheldon Minerd, 2 brothers, Danny and Ricky Minerd and a sister Hilda Norris.  A public visitation will be held on Tues, March 16 from 11-12 P.M. at the Stone-Matheney Funeral Home in Chesterhill followed by a private graveside service at the Mt. Hermon Cemetery.  To send a note of condolence to the family go to

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March 16, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Stone-Matheney Funeral Home
7465 Marion Street
Chesterhill, OH 43728

Private Interment

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