Melvin Schrock of Barnwell, SC died on his 75th birthday on December 30, 2021. He was born in Middlebury, IN. He was a son of Menno J. and Mary (Miller) Schrock. On June 4, 1988, he married Ina Sue (Raber) Schrock. They have one son Noah Elijah, married to Kristin (Weaver) Schrock.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his oldest sister Marilyn (Mrs. Andy Miller). He is survived by his wife Ina, and his son Noah and daughter-in-law Kristin. Also, three brothers and eight sisters, Marion (Fannie) Schrock, Marjorie (Dennis) Stoll, Marvin Schrock, Mervin Schrock, Marietta (Floyd) Lengacher, Merlene (Larry) Wingard, Mildred (Robert) Carroll, Martha (David) Miller, Marita (Vernon) Huyard, Miriam Schrock, Madonna (Sheldon) Schrock, and brother-in-law Andy (Edith) Miller.
Melvin attended Calvary Fellowship Mennonite Church. He loved the Lord and loved to read and study the scriptures and share what he learned. He was known for his kindness and willingness to lend a helping hand and go the second mile. He had a heart for the misunderstood. He worked as a registered nurse for 38 years and was loved by his patients. He enjoyed tinkering around his home with his chickens, his grape vines and building things. He cared deeply for his wife and son and new daughter-in-law.
Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, January 3, 2022 at the Barnwell Mennonite School, 5675 Hwy 70 Blackville, SC 29817; burial will follow at the Calvary Fellowship Mennonite Cemetery, 2326 Jones Bridge Road, Blackville, SC 29817. The family will receive friends on Sunday, January 2, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Barnwell Mennonite Church.
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