ALLIANCE - Douglas L. Mehl, 66, of Alliance, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2009, in Alliance.
He was born in Marlboro, the son of the late Luther F. and Zoe Oyster Mehl.
He was a funeral director for Cassaday & Turkle Funeral Home, Alliance, Arnold Funeral Home, Canton and the Almore & Grimshaw Funeral Home in Phoenix.
He was a former member of the Alliance Rotary, National Selected Morticians, and Ohio Funeral Directors Association.
He attended Kent State University, graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, and was the former vice president of Cassaday & Turkle Funeral Home.
He is survived by two nieces, Amy and Tracy, and was preceded in death by his sister Janet Lekansky.
Friends may gather at noon Wednesday at the Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home, 75 S. Union Ave., Alliance. Interment will follow in the Alliance City Cemetery.
Services are entrusted to McFarland & Son Funeral Services Co., Warren, www.mcfarlandfuneral.com; JL Arnold & Sons Co., Canton, www.arnoldfuneralhome.com; and Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral & Cremation Services, Alliance www.ctcfuneral.com