Linda (Davis) Ammon
PHOENIX, Ariz. — Linda (Davis) Ammon, 46, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Fredericktown, died Dec. 21, 2005, in Phoenix. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. The obituary can be viewed and condolences sent to the family online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Clark H. Baker
FREDERICKTOWN — Clark H. Baker, 65, of Fredericktown died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at Knox Community Hospital after suffering an apparent heart attack. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. The obituary can be viewed and online condolences sent to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Ralph H. Hamblin
MOUNT VERNON — Ralph H. Hamblin, 92, of Newark Road, Mount Vernon, and formerly of Marion, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, at the County Club Retirement Campus in Mount Vernon.
He was born April 25, 1913, in Greenwich, N.Y., to Benjamin and Hattie (Whittbeck) Hamblin. Mr. Hamblin received his Bachelor of Science degree from Colgate University and his master’s degree in geology from the University of Montana. He was a self-employed geologist where he used his talents to find oil throughout Ohio.
He is survived by two daughters, Erika (Garry) Crites of Mount Vernon, Ursula Hamblin of Mesa, Ariz.; five grandchildren, Christine Hohman of Mount Vernon, Denise Wilson of Baltimore, Lynne Nesselroad of Trinity, Fla., Stephanie Crites of Mount Vernon, Keith Hamblin of Mesa, Ariz.; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Marcia Jane Stamp of Waterloo, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Gertrude (Drost) Hamblin; brothers, Harold and Larmon; sisters, Helen and Dorothy; and his stepmother, Gwenifred (Post) Hamblin.
There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a memorial service at a later date. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, OH 43055. This obituary and online condolences may be made at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Clyde E. Heaton
NEW CASTLE, DE. — Mr. Clyde E. Heaton, age 81, of New Castle, DE, died Thursday, December 15, 2005, in Newark, DE.
Born in Greer, OH, on December 31, 1923, Mr. Heaton was the fifth child of the late Frank Heaton and Lena Banbury Heaton. He was a 1941 graduate of Danville High School and a 1944 graduate of Indiana Technical Institute, receiving a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering and going on to study meteorology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Mr. Heaton enjoyed a long career with the US Navy, beginning with his commission and service during World War II. He retired from the US Navy Reserve with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He was employed with Bell Aircraft, Boeing, the US Navy, and Atlantic Aviation. He also owned and operated Analytical Services Corp. at the New Castle County (DE) Airport.
Mr. Heaton was a man who brightened the lives of all who knew and loved him. One of his greatest joys in life was flying. He will always be remembered for his selflessness, great generosity, and fierce love of his country. He will be greatly missed.
His wife, Jeanne Elizabeth Wilson-Heaton, died in 1982. He was also preceded in death by a son, Stephen Wilson; 2 brothers, Wilford and Ralph Heaton; and a sister, Susan M. (R. Blaine) Greer of Greer.
He is survived by his sister, Lucille Hess of Danville; daughter, Virginia (Robert) Wilson of Bear, DE; son, David H. (Helen) Wilson of Bear; daughter-in-law, Cathie Wilson of Smyrna, DE; former wife, Betty Belecki Heaton of Willow Grove, PA; 5 grandchildren; 5 nieces and 2 nephews, including Marilyn Greer of Mount Vernon, Jane Olin of Henryville, IN, Gretchen Tipton of Shreve and David Greer of Greer.
A memorial service will be held at the Greer Wesleyan Church at a January date to be announced. Burial will be at the Delaware Veteran's Cemetery in Bear, DE, also at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Greer Wesleyan Church, 20189 Nashville Road, Glenmont, OH 44628, or Happy Life Children's Home, 140 Airport Road, New Castle, DE 19720. To send condolences, visit www.spicer-mullikinfuneralhomes.com.
Margaret J. Kofod
MOUNT VERNON — Margaret Jane (Ignatze) Kofod, 78, of Mount Vernon died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2005, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Marggie was born Jan. 18, 1927, in Columbus to Otto Romy Ignatze and Martha (Harris) Ignatze and moved to Mount Vernon 55 years ago. Marggie was a homemaker, craftswoman and an avid antique collector and dealer.
We miss mom already: daughters, Marilyn Burke and Martha Kofod Henson; son-in-law, Adam Henson; daughter-in-law, Teri Kofod; sons, Bill Kofod, Eric Christian Kofod and Steven Louis Kofod; grandchildren, April, Andy, Erin, Ashley, Shanna and Sara; great-grandchildren, Jasmine, Autumn, Rory and Emily Anne. Special remembrances to great friends, Pam Elkins, Larry Ulrey, Gary Hewitt and family, and all of her friends at Farley and Moore.
Marggie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry Louis Kofod; and youngest son, David Andrew Kofod.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon with the Rev. Keith Stuart officiating. Burial will follow at Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon. Friends may call Tuesday from noon until the time of the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Mount Vernon Salvation Army, 206 E. Ohio Ave., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. This obituary and to send an online condolence to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MARENGO — Nancy Weber, 66, of Marengo died Thursday morning, Dec. 22, 2005, at The Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. Arrangements will be announced by the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Edgar A. Workman
COSHOCTON — Edgar Allen Workman, 90, of Clow Lane, Coshocton, and formerly of Bolivar, died Dec. 21, 2005, at the Union Hospital in Dover.
He was born Aug. 27, 1915, in Belmont County to the late Walter and Ida (Schockey) Workman. He was a crane operator, a farmer and a truck driver. He was a member of the Martin Luther Lutheran Church in Canton.
He is survived by three daughters, Pam (Bob) Ward of Canal Winchester, Carol (Jack) Harker of Centerville, Va., and Marilyn (Tom) Shaw of Warsaw; 13 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Dale Workman of San Antonio, Texas, and Lloyd Workman of Kingman, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Pauline (Delman) Workman, whom he married Aug. 9, 1941. She died Feb. 10, 1977. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Jermaine Ward; and two brothers, Elmer and Frank Workman.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 26, at 11 a.m. at Gospel Hill with the Rev. Ron Davis and Marilyn Shaw officiating. Visitation is one hour prior to the service on Monday. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 10 a.m. at the Sunset Hills Memorial Gardens in Canton.
The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling the arrangements.