Melvin was born in Wauseon on July 2, 1950, the son of Stanley R. and Marcella M. (Merillat) Cordy. On September 23, 1983 he married Virginia Mauder, and she preceded him in death. Melvin loved to go to flea markets and auctions.
Surviving is one daughter, Erika (Brandon) Ford of Adrian, MI; two grandchildren, Alexandria and Samuel Ford; and one sister, Phyllis (Michael) Stamm, of Wauseon.
Melvin was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Virginia; son, Travis Cordy; and two brothers, Albert and Robert Cordy.
Combined graveside funeral services for both Melvin and his son Travis will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Pleasantview Cemetery in Fayette.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be given to the Christian Mission, 1239 Wolf Creek Highway, Adrian, MI 49221.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon has been entrusted with arrangements.
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