Charles B. Alexander
MOUNT VERNON — Charles Buster Alexander, 85, of Mount Vernon died Aug. 26, 2004, at the Whispering Hills Care Center.
He was born April 27, 1919, in Lewisburg, Tenn., to William Guy and Catherine E. (Hicks) Alexander. Charles attended the Mount Vernon school system. He began his working career at Stones Bar & Grill as a cook, and later worked at Lamb’s Glass Co./Chattanooga Glass Co., where he worked before retiring with 35 years of service. He helped the starting of Little League at Lamb’s Ball Park by volunteering his time in building the ball field and running a pop stand from his garage. His hobbies were bowling, playing cards, and traveling to visit his children between Arizona, Alaska, Colorado and going to Las Vegas.
He is survived by his wife, Lolita Rose (Reichenbach) Alexander, to whom he had been married 61 years; a daughter, Kathryn A. (Charles) Bube of Phoenix, Ariz.; three sons, Charles N. (Michelle) Alexander of Centerburg, Lawrence E. (Catherine) Alexander of Aurora, Colo., and Thomas D. (Kim) Alexander of Mount Vernon; three grandsons, Ira (Ruth) Bube, David (Lisa) Alexander and Samuel (Tanya) Alexander; two granddaughters, Susan Bube and Lolita (Daniel) Noll; one great-grandchild, Cole Charles Alexander; and a sister, Wedth (Eubanks) Wingo of Mount Vernon.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, William Guy Alexander; and a granddaughter, Rebecca Ann Alexander.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North-Dilley Funeral Home. A graveside service will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with the Rev. William Fulda officiating. This obituary may be viewed online at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050.
Dwight C. Austin
HEBRON — Dwight Charles Austin, 67, of Greenbriar Lane East, Hebron, died Aug. 26, 2004, at his residence.
He was born July 18, 1937, in Conesville to Charles and Bonnie (Frazee) Austin. He was a production scheduler for the Gruman Flixble Bus Co. of Loudonville. He was a charter member of the River View Community Park Board, served on the Coshocton County Betterment Committee, served on the Warsaw United Methodist Church board, a past president of the Warsaw Lions Club, past worthy patron of the Warsaw Chapter OES, member and past worshipful master of the Warsaw Masonic Lodge 255 F&AM, past high priest of the Coshocton Chapter 110, and a past master of the Walhonding Grange.
He is survived by his wife, Anita (Moore) Austin, whom he married May 20, 1988. Also surviving are two sons, Jerry (Janet) Austin of Coshocton and Gary Austin, Tanya Austin of Warsaw; a daughter, Sherri Vickers of Warsaw; six grandchildren, Dustin Austin, Andrew, Matthew and Katie Vickers, Nicole and Zachary Austin; a brother, Ron (Helen) Austin of Danville; a sister, Carolyn (Don) Blair of Lake Whales, Fla.; a brother-in-law, John (Vickie) Moore of Johnstown; a special nephew, Derek Moore of Johnstown; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the Fischer Funeral Home, 412 E. Main St., Warsaw, (740) 824-3515, with the Revs. Wesley Baker and Penny Drenten officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery at Warsaw. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. and on Monday until service time. Masonic Lodge will hold memorial service on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 1984A Coffman Road, Newark 43055.
CENTERBURG — Steven Paster, 64, of Centerburg, and formerly of Salem, died Monday afternoon, Aug. 23, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 6, 1940, in Salem to Michael and Sophia (Trella) Paster of Salem. A graduate of the Salem High School Class of 1958, he was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He worked as a senior customer service engineer for Storage Technologies Corp. Steven also enjoyed devoting his time to the daily operation of the family horse farm.
He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Bonnie (Bartha) Paster, whom he married on Sept. 14, 1963; sons, Steven (Kristi Holden) Paster of Centerburg and John (Diane) Paster of Gilbert, Ariz.; brothers, Michael (Pat) Paster and Paul (Gloria) Paster; sisters, Dorothy (Noah) Crawford, Helen Enders, Betty Horning and Carol (Dave) Whaley, all of Salem.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 1, at 3 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 1151 E. Sixth St., Salem. Arrangements were entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050.