James Mellor, 66, of Dover, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at the Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia.

He was born in Holmes County on July 23, 1954 to the late Russell and Francis Mellor and married Bonnie Hershberger. She survives.

He is retired from the former Owens Illinois Plant in Berlin and served in the Navy.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons; 2 granddaughters; a great granddaughter; and two sisters.

In keeping with his wishes, there are no services planned and cremation has taken place.

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Smith-Varns Funeral Home