Walter A. Johnson
DANVILLE — Walter Adrian Johnson Jr., 65, of Carey Lane, Danville, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2005, at his residence.
He was born April 8, 1940, in Youngstown to the late Walter A. and Rosamond (Lloyd) Johnson. He served in the Air Force from 1957 to 1961. On May 20, 1967, he was married to Maryann (Chambers). He was an active member of St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville, and the Knights of Columbus. He was a former Columbian Squires counselor, and a retired substitute teacher for the Danville schools.
He is survived by his wife; Maryann; three sons, Kevin and Caroline (O’Donnell) Johnson, Timothy “Tim” (Shelley Everett) Johnson and William “Bill” (Cory Schneider) Johnson; two grandchildren, Logan and Rhyann; two sisters, Elaine (Albert) Giesecke and Rosemary Johnson; a sister-in-law, Eunice Johnson; and an aunt, Lois Lloyd.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Karin; and a brother, Robert.
A funeral Mass was celebrated this morning at the St. Luke Catholic Church in Danville. The Rev. F. Richard Snoke was celebrant. Burial followed in St. Luke Cemetery. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville was in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; the Danville Public Library; 512 S. Market St., Danville, OH 43014; or the American Cancer Society, Marion Office, 1105 Mount Vernon Ave., Marion, OH 43302. This obituary can be viewed online at fischerfuneralhome.com.
Donald E. Lambillotte
MOUNT VERNON — Donald E. Lambillotte, 73, of Mount Vernon passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2005, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.
Donald was born Aug. 11, 1932, in Mount Vernon, son of the late Germaine J. and Pearl (Cline) Lambillotte. Mr. Lambillotte was a retired area manager for AEP in Mount Vernon with 33 years of service. Donald was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church in McConnelsville, a member of the Corinthian Masonic Lodge in McConnelsville, a member of the Acacia Club, a member of the Tomahawk Seniors Golf League, a former member and past president of Kiwanis in McConnelsville, and a former member of the Village Council for McConnelsville. He was a former member of Rotary and the Mount Vernon Zoning Board of Appeals, the Mount Vernon area Chamber of Commerce and area Development Foundation. Donald served as president of the Woodberry Glen Condo Association. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Army serving from 1953-56. On completion of basic training, he entered The Engineer Officers Candidate School at Fort Belvoir, Va. He earned the rank of second lieutenant, serving a portion of his active duty overseas on the islands of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He later became commander of the local Army Reserve Unit ultimately leaving the reserve having achieved the rank of Captain.
Donald is survived by his loving wife, Joan (Curtis) Lambillotte, whom he married on May 6, 1954; two sons, Thomas D. Lambillotte of Mount Vernon and Charles C. (Sheavoun) Lambillotte of Batavia, Ill.; two daughters, Lael (Max) Williams and Amy (Avery) Dyer, both of Mount Vernon; two grandsons, Zach (Angie) Williams and Alex Williams; seven granddaughters, Kayla Williams, Hayley Lambillotte, Helena, Frannie and Allison Dyer, Emily and Molly Lambillotte; two great-grandsons, Hunter Kiser and Carter Williams; three sisters, Glendene Hoffman, Valjean Knerr and Mable (James) Thomas, all of Mount Vernon; two sisters-in-law, Anna White Lambillotte of Mount Vernon and Betty Lambillotte of Wadsworth; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, John and Jeannine Curtis of Mount Vernon; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, two brothers, Duane and John Lambillotte, and two brothers-in-law, Charles Knerr and Claude Hoffman, preceded Donald in death.
Funeral services were held Dec. 6. Interment, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, was in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon assisted the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Turn the Tide of Mount Vernon or to the Smile Train, Suite 2201, 245 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10016.
To view this obituary and leave an online condolence, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Thomas Naylor II
MOUNT VERNON — Thomas E. Naylor II, 78, of Nuce Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
He was born Nov. 20, 1927, in Washington, Pa., to Tom and Kenova (Yoder) Naylor. Thomas was employed at the Ludlow Corp. in the Quality Control Department. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard, was a member of the American Legion, and was a longtime member of the Faith Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Patricia (Moreland) Naylor; two stepdaughters, Janelle (Phil) Kozlow of Mount Vernon and Kelly Frost of Mount Vernon; two daughters, Trudy (Terry) Tharp of Mount Vernon and Robbin (Mike) Byrd of Jacksonville, Fla.; a stepson, Gordon Frost of Newark; four sons, Gary (Kathy) Naylor of North Olmstead, Rex (Debbie) Naylor of Fredericktown, Randy (Margaret) Naylor of Abilene, Texas, Craig (Ellen) Naylor of Virginia Beach, Va.; seven stepgrandchildren; 11 grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; a brother, Kenneth Naylor of Mount Vernon; a sister, Ernestine Gaddis of Mount Vernon; and many nieces and nephews.
Thomas was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, Clyde Gaddis; sister-in-law, Ramona Naylor; a niece, Karen (Naylor) Crumm; and his faithful pet, Peabody.
Friends may call Sunday, Dec. 11, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. A funeral service will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the Faith Lutheran Church, with the Rev. Mark Wildermuth officiating. Interment will follow in the Mound View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Lutheran Church Building Fund, 170 Mansfield Ave., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To view this obituary and leave an online condolence, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
DANVILLE — Dale Sapp, 61, of Danville died Dec. 7, 2005, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 15, 1944, in Mount Vernon to Raymond and Eva (Strouse) Sapp. He was formerly employed with the Chattanooga Glass Co. for 21 years and later retired in 2004, after 16 years of service with Rolls-Royce. He was a member of Kokosing Local Union 90 and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen E. (Carpenter) Sapp, to whom he had been married 40 years; two daughters, Lisa D. (Jeff) Rambo of Wyoming and Rebecca L. Harter of Amity; seven grandchildren, Marea Ann (Michael) Guillermo, Eva Mae Hamilton, Allan Ray Hamilton Jr., Amanda Jo Chavis, Angela Marie Chavis, Kayla Paige Rambo and Kaycee Jade Rambo; two great-grandsons, Xavier J. Guillermo and Xander L. Guillermo; three sisters, Bonnie (Don) Hibdon of California, Grace May (William) Wagner of Fredericktown and Betty (Lou) Stiltner of Mount Vernon; seven brothers, Herbert R. Sapp of Tennessee, John L. (Mary) Sapp of Mount Vernon, Clarence P. Sapp of Butler, Glenn R. Sapp of Georgia, Carl R. (Vicky) Sapp of Mount Vernon, Ray Sapp Jr. of Florida and Donald L. Sapp of Howard; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Gail Marie Sapp, in 1965; and three brothers.
Funeral service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the North-Dilley Funeral Home, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery with the Rev. James Large officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary, along with an online registry, may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Florence P. Tomes
MOUNT VERNON — Florence P. (Fry) Tomes, 83, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at Country Court Nursing Center.
She was born March 26, 1922, in Butler Township, to Howard O. and Emma (Wallace) Fry. On Jan. 29, 1940, she married Shelby R. Tomes. He died on July 1, 1967.
She is survived by a daughter, Mary Bethel (Ronnie) Totman of Mount Vernon; two sons, Thomas Shelby (Becky) Tomes of Coshocton and Larry Ray (Linda) Tomes of Mount Vernon; 10 grandchildren, Yvonne (Ray) Lepley, Georgia Jean (Tim) Hagans, Gwen (Pat) Finnell, Junior (Tabitha) DeVore, Jeff Totman, Daniel (Kim) Totman, Matthew Tomes, Danielle (Rusty) Holdsworth, Michelle (Jesse) Cox and Larry Lynn Tomes; 27 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Jean DeVore; and two brothers, Harold and Kenneth Fry.
A funeral will be Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastor Roger Tickle will officiate. Burial will be in Workman Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice. This obituary can be viewed online at fischefuneralhome.com.
Patricia A. Williams
MOUNT VERNON — Patricia Ann “Memee” Williams, 63, of Mount Vernon went home to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital.
She was a dedicated nurse, loving children’s minister and art teacher.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry; children, Antonieo (Gigi) Crum, Theodora (Anders) Blake, Jerry (Jenny) Williams Jr., Theresa (John) Meeker, Terry Williams and Vincent Crum; precious memee to DeAngelo and Giovanni Crum, Austin, Victoria and Marcus Blake, Calen, Kylee and Trey Williams, Dylan and Luke McCarrell, Ross, Curtis and Jessie Meeker, Thaddeus and Nicholas Crum, Elijah Elswick; a sister, Bonita (John) Paul; niece, Michelle (Russell) Pitcher; and devoted caregivers, Jackie William and Annette Elswick.
Friends may call Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg, where service will be held Monday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Donald Matolyak will officiate. Entombment will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to her grandchildren’s college fund, c/o First-Knox National Bank, in Patricia’s name.