Arthur Compton Jr.
MARENGO — Arthur B. Compton Jr., 93, formerly of Dayton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2005, at Bennington Glen Nursing Home in Marengo.
Arthur was born Sept. 15, 1912, in Chicago, Ill., to Arthur B. and Pearl (Greenwood) Compton Sr. He graduated from Oakwood High School in 1929 and the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business in 1933. He was the former president and owner of Lincoln Storage Co. He was a member of the Zurah Shrine in Minneapolis, Minn., and an honorary member of the Antioch Shrine in Dayton. He was a former member of the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs in Dayton, Minneapolis and Florida.
He is survived by four daughters, Ann (Ed) Deister of Mount Vernon, Bonnie (Kas) Berget of Santa Fe, N.M., Virginia Streamer of Baltimore, Md., and Titian (Robert) Winslow of Winter Park, Fla.; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Helen Musson.
A memorial service will be Monday, Dec. 12, at 2 p.m. at Woodland Mausoleum, 118 Woodland Ave., Dayton. Arrangements are in the care of Newcomer Funeral Home North Chapel, Dayton.
Contributions may be made to Hospice of Morrow County, P.O. Box 86, Mount Gilead, OH 43338; or the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502. To leave a special message for the family, visit www.newcomerfamily.com.
Mary B. Horn
LOUDONVILLE — Mary B. Horn, 96, formerly of North Market Street, Loudonville, died early Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville.
She was born July 30, 1909, near Parkersburg, W.Va., the daughter of Otto and Effie (Deem) Roberts. She was a 1928 graduate of Butler High School and married Virgil Horn (1970) in 1929. They lived near Jelloway until 1955, when they moved to Loudonville. She worked for The Flxible Co., Loudonville, for 25 years as a secretary and also volunteered as a Foster Grandparent at the Mohican Juvenile Correctional Facility, Perrysville, for more than 15 years. She was a member of the United Methodist Church, Loudonville, and a former member of the North Bend Church of the Brethren. She taught Sunday School for over 59 years and also served as a 4-H advisor for many years. Her hobbies included traveling the world.
She is survived by her son, Gene (Frances) Horn of Danville; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by six brothers, Rupert, Harry, Melvin, Carroll, Floyd and Verdis Roberts.
Funeral service will be Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10 a.m. in Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, with the Rev. Patrick Bailey of North Bend Church of the Brethren officiating with burial following in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on, Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite 1010, Rockville, MD 20852. Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.byerly-lindsey.com.
BLADENSBURG — Gail Johnson, 83, of Bladensburg died Dec. 7, 2005, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
He was born Nov. 13, 1922, in Licking County to Wheeler and Sylvia Fern (Conard) Johnson. He was a member of the Bladensburg Church of Christ and was a charter member of the Bladensburg Fire Department. He was a 30-year employee of Rockwell International, retiring in 1983.
He is survived by his wife, Grace (Allen) Johnson, to whom he had been married 60 years; two sons, Stanley (MaryEtta) Johnson of Mount Vernon and Stephen (Elizabeth) Johnson of Alexandria, Va.; three grandchildren, Melissa (Chad) Chattin of Fredericktown, Cathy (Jerry) Sears Jr. of Mount Vernon and Jessica Johnson of Potstown, Pa.; two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Samantha Chattin; and one sister, Maxine (John) Buckingham of Newark.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Carroll Guy Johnson, in 1976; and a sister, Rhea Ashcraft, in 2004.
Friends may call Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Bladensburg Church of Christ, where the funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. Mr. Ben McKinstry will officiate. Burial will be in the Bladensburg Cemetery. The Harris-Dilley Funeral Home of Bladensburg is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bladensburg Church of Christ Building Fund, Bladensburg, OH 43005. This obituary, along with an online guest registry page, may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Thomas E. Naylor II
MOUNT VERNON — Thomas E. Naylor II, 78, of Mount Vernon died Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon. Visit online for the full obituary or to leave a condolence to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
DANVILLE — Dale Sapp, 61, of Danville died Dec. 7, 2005, at his residence. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Chase A. Smith
FREDERICKTOWN — Chase Alan Smith, 8-day-old-son of Heath and Karie (Dyer) Smith of Fredericktown, passed away Dec. 6, 2005, in the Children’s Hospital, Columbus. Chase was born Nov. 28, 2005, at Columbus.
In addition to his parents, Chase is survived by his maternal grandparents, Ron and Doris Leggett of Jewett, and Howard and Luann Dyer of Hopedale; paternal grandparents, Ron and Darlene Smith of Fredericktown; maternal great-grandmothers, Marjorie Mills and Wilma Dyer, both of Jewett; paternal great-grandmother, Gifta Clawson of Fredericktown; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Chase was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfathers, Harold M. Mills and Ellwood Dyer; paternal great-grandparents, Richard and Opal Smith; and paternal great-grandfather, Harold Clawson.
The family will observe a private graveside service in the Forest Cemetery, Fredericktown. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Home, Fredericktown.
To view this obituary online, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.