MOUNT VERNON — Ruth M. Bouchard, 80, of North Main Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, July 31, 2006, at the Knox Community Hospital. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon. To view the obituary or leave a condolence to the family online, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Bryon Cline, 35, of Mount Vernon passed away Sunday, July 30, 2006, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Apple Valley.
He was born May 11, 1971, in Orlando, Fla., to the late Bobby and Juanita (Ferrell) Cline. Bryon was a 1990 graduate of Highland High School and was employed with Ariel Corp. of Mount Vernon. He was retired from the U.S. Army, serving from 1991 to 2004. Bryon was very active in hunting and many outdoor activities, but could be found on Saturdays cheering on his favorite team The Ohio State University Buckeyes. He was a member of the Community Christian Fellowship Church.
He will be sadly missed by his loving family, his wife, Melissa (Malone) Cline; his three children, Allison Cline, Joshua Cline and Emmalee Cline, all of the home; three brothers, Bobby Cline of Columbus, Dennis Cline of Cardington, Jimmy Cline of Melbourne, Fla.; two sisters, Linda (Floyd) Rhinebolt of Marengo and Beverly (Miles) Beverly of Blacklick; his father- and mother-in-law, Joe and Ramona Fleming.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, David Cline.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Bob Pelfrey officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions may be left for the continued education of Bryon’s children and can be left at the funeral home. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Raymond Hall Jr.
BELLVILLE — Raymond P. Hall Jr., 73, of Darlington Road, Bellville, died Sunday, July 30, 2006, in his home following a short illness.
He was born Jan. 8, 1933, in Howard to Raymond P. Hall Sr. and Marie (Purdy) Hall, was graduated from East Knox High School in 1951, attended Kenyon College and graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science in engineering in 1955. A U.S. Army veteran, Raymond served during Korea with the National Guard.
Raymond is survived by four children, P. Michael Hall of Minnesota, Cynthea Hall of Bellville, Tamara Hall of Loudonville and Mark (Donna) Hall of Marysville; five grandchildren; and his stepfather, Charles Hennis of Howard.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, LaVawn June (Low) Hall on July 14, 2004; and a sister, Sandra Hall.
A private graveside service will be held in Union Grove Cemetery, Gambier. The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Edward L. Kec
MOUNT VERNON — Edward L. Kec, 95, formerly of Seven Hills, died July 29, 2006, at his residence in Mount Vernon.
Edward was born March 25, 1911, in Hudson to Frank and Victoreen (Fiala) Kec. He was retired from D. Hamilton Trucking in Bedford after 32 years employment. He was a member of Local 407 of the Brotherhood of Teamsters International in Cleveland. Edward was a member of the Amity United Methodist Church near Mount Vernon.
Surviving are his wife, Nancy (Waddell) Kec; his daughter, Bonny (Mike) Ruffner of Howard; two grandchildren, Kelly (Mark) Screptock and Jeffrey (Sandra) Miller; and three great-grandchildren, Stephanie Screptock, Alec Miller and Sydney Miller.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Richard Kec; and his sister, Edna Kec.
The family will observe a private celebration of life service at a later date. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Amity United Methodist Church, 16649 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To send an online condolence to the family visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
FREDERICKTOWN — Ted Smith, 76, of Fredericktown died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at his residence. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes. To view the obituary or send a condolence online to the family visit, www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Edith L. Thomas
MOUNT VERNON — Edith L. Thomas 82, of Mount Vernon died Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2006, at her residence. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon. To view the obituary or send a condolence online to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Virginia L. (Beeman) Totman, 73, of Mount Vernon died Monday, July 31, 2006, at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon. To view the obituary or leave a condolence to the family online, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Jack L. Walters
MOUNT VERNON — Jack LeRoy Walters, 74, of Mount Vernon passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2006, at The Ohio State University Hospital East.
Jack was born to Hiram G. “Harmey” and Myrtle Louise (Marvin) Walters in Coshocton on Aug. 3, 1931. Jack graduated from Coshocton High School and had done many things throughout his life, many people knew him as the greeter at Wal-Mart in Mount Vernon over the last 10 years.
He is survived by his daughter, Tammy Skidmore of Mount Vernon; granddaughter, Rebecca Skidmore; three great-granddaughters, Jasmine Rose, Bethany Irene and Lashanda Marie; brother, Richard E. (Randi) Walters of Florida; sister, Viginia L. (Melvin) Schlegel of Coshocton; many nieces, nephews and other family members; and many friends.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Helen D. (Woods) Walters; two brothers, Donald and Robert; one sister, Doris “Doad” Caley; and Kerry Lee Hunter, a special person who was like a son to Jack.
It was Jack’s wish to not have any services. Given-Dawson Funeral Home, Coshocton, serving the family.
Catherine L. Wolf
MOUNT VERNON — Catherine Louise Wolf, 70, of Mount Vernon died Sunday, July 30, 2006, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.
She was born Jan. 14, 1936, in Knox County to Mearl and Wilma (Shearer) Yocum and had spent her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. Catherine had been employed as a dietician at the Martin Memorial Hospital in Mount Vernon. She was a member of the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Mount Vernon and was a former member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are her husband, Chester Wolf, whom she married July 12, 1952; her sons, Wayne Wolf and Wade (Marilyn) Wolf, both of Mount Vernon, and Adam (Christine) Wolf of Mount Pleasant, Pa.; her daughters, Mary (R.L.) Lamson and Teresa (Don) Evans, both of Mount Vernon, Dianna Stultz of Delaware and Jenny (Dale) Smith of Gambier; 18 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Mearl Yocum of Mount Vernon and Robert Yocum of Columbus.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna May Wolf; and a sister, Barbara Anna Yocum.
There will be no calling hours. Graveside funeral service will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Ebenezer Cemetery with her sons, Wade Wolf and Adam Wolf officiating. Following the service the family will greet friends at the YMCA in Mount Vernon.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
To send a condolence to the family online, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.