Melvin Anson Foreman

February 2, 2022

Melvin Anson Foreman, age 80, of Marysville, died Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital. He was a longtime associate of Denison Hydraulics (Parker Hannifin) where he worked as a machine operator for over 40 years. An avid Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Indians fan, Melvin enjoyed attending sales and auctions and going to classic car shows. He loved socializing and going out to eat with family and friends and attended Windsor Congregate Meals daily. He loved the Lord and served him throughout his life. A devoted father, grandfather, brother and uncle and cousin, Melvin will be remembered for his kindness and gentlemanly demeanor. He was born February 16, 1941 in Union County to the late Pearl and Mary Mitchell Foreman. He was also preceded in death by daughters, Susanna Foreman and Deanna Lawson; his brother, Verlin Foreman; and his former wives, Geneva Sue Vaughn and Pauline Combs Foreman. He is survived by two sons, Marvin (Lisa) Foreman of West Mansfield and Thomas (Sharolyn) Foreman of Marysville; a step-daughter, Debbie (Darnell) Mathys of LaRue; a step-son, Ray (Tracy) Combs of Marysville; grandchildren, Micheal, Bethany, Zachary, Kevin, Joshua; step-grandchildren, Levi, Philip, Kyle, Jerrod and Tyler; his siblings, Nathan (Betty) Foreman, Pete (Evon) Foreman, Sharon Foreman and Thirza Burgette; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Underwood Funeral Home where the family will receive friends beginning 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow the service at Ford-Reed Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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