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“Scott, we are so very sorry for the loss of your Father. It's so hard to lose our Loved ones. You and your Family are in our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Lindsey Bancroft - Ellabell, GA

“Susie and Scott - So sorry to hear about Mel's passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
2 of 14 | Posted by: Michelle (Lotz) VanBuskirk - Lima, OH

“Susie, so sorry to hear that Mel has passed. May he rest in peace. Charis Hopkins Benedict Cridersville Oh. ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Susie, You are in my thoughts and prayers.Susan Numbers Manges ( Findlay Ohio ) ”
4 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Numbers Manges - Findlay, OH

“Susie, I was sorry to hear of your husband's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Noralee Fisher - Cridersville, OH

“Mel was always a friend to any UAW member at lep. I spent many days on picket line with him. I always respected him & his brother nick. He always...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Kim Army - Van wert, OH

“Susie, I am just learning of Mel's transition. My thoughts go back to the time when Mel was a HUGE force in the UAW at Ford which resulted in him...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Stan-Joseph Jennings - Atlanta, GA

“WHEN I THINK OF MELVIN I THINK OF SOME OF THE MOST FUN TIMES IN MY LIFE.HE WAS ONE OF A KIND AND WHEN I THINK OF HIM I SMILE ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: JEFF & ALICIA SMITH - WAPAKONETA, OH

“We are so sorry to hear of Mel's passing. Susie, my mom Linda wanted you to know she is thinking of you and wanted to let you know that she smiles...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Iiames O'Rourke - Columbus, OH

“Sorry to hear the news about mel. Mel was a very nice person an willing to help anyone that needed help. Keeping Suesie an family in are thoughts an...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Casey Allison - Criderssville, OH

“Our condolences to you and your family. Mel and Susie were great help at times. Great neighbor! Ken and Donna Lowry ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“I went to Shawnee with Mel and worked at Ford with him. He was the greatest guy. Everyone loved him. He had the best smile. I'm sorry I don't have...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Lynn Harrod Goodwin. - Grove City, OH

“I went to school and dated Mel in junior high at Shawnee. He was a great guy. I am so sorry to hear of his passing. God bless him and his family ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Candy Slechter Mack - Lima

“I remember the fun times on the trips we all took together. Especially the time when Jerry suddenly applied the car brakes and I almost wound up in...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: June Hartzog - Lima, OH - Friend


Melvin E. 'Mel" Carder age 68 of North Las Vegas, NV and formerly of Cridersville. He died Monday, June 26 at his home. He was born April 13, 1949 in Lima, Ohio to the late Wilbur Cylis and Erma Jeanette Alford Carder. He married Susan L. 'Susie" Henderson June 7, 1969 and she survives in North Las Vegas, NV.
Mel had worked for Ford Motor Company in Lima for 38 years. He had been chairman of the U.A.W. Local 1219 and been on the union bargaining committee.
He was a member of Canyon Ridge Church and Cridersville United Methodist Church. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with family.
Additional survivors include 2 sons: Tracy (Karla) Carder of North Las Vegas and Scott Carder of Savanah, GA, grandchildren: Brittny (Eric) Ross of North Las Vegas and Nicholas (Morgan) Sanchez, 2 great grandchildren Carder and Maddison Ross, a brother Harold 'Nick' Carder of Lakeview, 4 nephews: Jeff Carder of Cridersville, Joel (Susie) Carder of Cridersville, Mark (Krystal) Carder of Elida and Tim Carder of Cridersville, a niece Deb (Clifford) Mayes of Delphos and 10 great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother Charles Carder.
A memorial service will be held at a later date in Mount Charleston, NV
Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer's Association.