Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Mahlon Gordon Shellhaas (December 13, 2019)

Mahlon Gordon Shellhaas age 84, of Greenville passed away at 6:35 AM on Friday, December 13, 2019, at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

Mahlon was born July 29, 1935, in Greenville to the late Mahlon F. & Mercedes D. (Sparks) Shellhaas. In addition to his parents, Mahlon was also preceded in death by a son, John Shellhaas; and a brother, Michael Shellhaas.

Mahlon is survived by his wife, Barbara L. (Allread) Shellhaas whom he married July 27, 1956; sons, Gordon K. Shellhaas of Bradenton, Florida and Brian K. Shellhaas of Denver, Colorado; grandchildren, Jason K. & Danielle Shellhaas and Joshua M. & Ashly Shellhaas; step grandchildren, Eric & Christy Garland, Dustin Garland and Zachary & Shelby Garland; great-grandchildren, Mahlon G. Shellhaas, Eli James Shellhaas, Norah Sue Shellhaas and Lia Shellhaas; step great-grandchildren, Mylah Garland, Laynah Garland and River Garland; brother & sister-in-law, Doug & Karen Shellhaas of Ansonia; sister & brother-in-law, Meredeth & Jerry Burkett of Hollansburg; sister-in-law, Lorraine Shellhaas of Tyler, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mahlon was a machine repairman and machinist at GM and NCR in Dayton. He was a member of Painter Creek Church of the Brethren and the Greenville Moose Lodge.

Services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Painter Creek Church of the Brethren in Mahlon’s memory. Arrangements have been entrusted to Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com