Melvin C. “Mel” Settle, 82, of Pearwood Drive, Altoona, PA; passed away on Monday, August 4, 2020 at UPMC Altoona Hospital. He was born on September 19, 1937 in Altoona, PA; a son of the late William C. and Martha W. (Decker) Settle. He was united in marriage to the former Dorothy M. (Keen) Settle; she preceded him in death on October 30, 2015. He is survived by children Valerie Bennett, Altoona, PA; Angel Querry, Rupert, ID; Curtis Settle, Sproul, PA and Richard Walters, Washington; eighteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and a brother Ronald E. Settle.
Along with his parents and wife he was preceded in death by siblings William R. Settle, Richard E. Settle, Delores K. Settle and Betty J. Smith.
Mel was a graduate of Altoona High School Class of 1955. He worked for Puritan Sportswear and later went to work for the United States Postal Service for twenty-six years, where he was a clerk and carrier until his retirement in 1992.
Mr. Settle was a sports card collector and enjoyed going bowling. He was of the Evangelical faith.
Services will be held and announced at a later date.
Arrangements by The Good Funeral Home, Inc., 108 Alto Reste Park, Altoona, PA 16601.