Frederick L. Omlor
MOUNT VERNON — Frederick L. “Fred” Omlor, 65, of Mount Vernon died Thursday, March 6, 2008, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
Fred was born Aug. 29, 1942, in Mount Vernon to the late George L. Omlor and Helen L. (McClain) Omlor and had spent his lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. He was a graduate of St. Vincent High School in Mount Vernon and had served in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1963. Fred had been employed as an officer with the Mount Vernon Police Department and a deputy with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office retiring from the sheriff’s office in 2000.
Fred loved boating, water skiing, motorcycling and all outdoor activities most especially mushroom hunting and fishing. He had been an active participant in the Old Timers Softball League in Mount Vernon and loved spending time with his family.
He was a member of the Colonial City Baptist Church near Bangs and was instrumental in starting the Men’s Prayer Breakfast at the church.
Surviving are his wife, Judith A. (McCrillis) Omlor; his daughters, Lori A. (Tom) Hubble and Shelley R. Hearld, both of Newark; stepchildren, Esther (Danie) Hayden of Pataskala, Ginger S. (Steven) Walton of St. Louisville and Bo N. (Janet) Moore of Gahanna; six grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his brother, James (Pam) Omlor of Newark; and his sisters, Patricia (Andrew) Lashenske of Natick, Mass., and Jane (John) Hayes of Elma, Washington.
Friends may call Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Funeral services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at the Colonial City Baptist Church near Bangs with Pastor Daniel Whisner officiating. Burial with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow at Bell Church Cemetery near Utica.
Memorial contributions can be made to Colonial City Baptist Church, 7530 Johnstown Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.