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Melvin Eugene Fazenbaker

August 19, 1940 ~ October 9, 2018 (age 78)

Melvin Eugene Fazenbaker, 78, of Grantsville, MD, died Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Dennett Rd. Manor Nursing Home, Oakland, MD.

Born August 19, 1940, in Jennings, MD, he was the son of the late George “Dutch” and Marie Evelyn (Wilt) Fazenbaker. He was also preceded in death by one brother, Ralph Fazenbaker and one sister, Mary Suter.

Mr. Fazenbaker was a laborer for Diehl Ford Sales.

He is survived by five sons, Steven E. (Angie) Fazenbaker, Grantsville; Jason P. (Amanda) Fazenbaker and Melvin E. (Jessica) Fazenbaker, Jr., all of Bealeton, VA; Kristopher E. (Brittney) Durst, Accident, MD; Keith A. (Coby) Durst, Grantsville; two daughters, Melissa (Dave Kinzey) Fazenbaker and Sandy L. Fazenbaker, all of Grantsville; two brothers, Larry Fazenbaker, Baltimore, MD; Dale Fazenbaker, Grantsville; one half-brother, Oliver Hoover, Grantsville; two sisters, Joann Maust, Salisbury, PA; Betty Beitzel, Grantsville; one half-sister, Melva Hoover, Grantsville; seven grandchildren, Dean, Adam and Bryan Rounds, Russell Fazenbaker, Kylie and Addyson Fazenbaker, and Heylee Durst and five great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. George Plants officiating. Interment will be in the Bittinger Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed in care of the family to help defray funeral expenses.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Donations may be made to:

In Care of the Family
P.O. Box 275, Grantsville MD 21536
Tel: 1-301-895-5188

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