Jeffrey L. Zolman
MOUNT VERNON — Jeffrey Loren Zolman, 60, of Mount Vernon, loving husband, father and grandfather, always devoted to his family, went home to spend eternity with his Lord and Savior early Saturday morning, July 19, 2008, at Knox Community Hospital.
He was born Sept. 8, 1947, in Coshocton to the late Charles Zolman and Gladys (Wood) Crown. A graduate of Mount Vernon High School, he spent most of his life in the Knox County area. Mr. Zolman was retired after 30 years of employment as a Production Foreman for CSX Railroad in the engineering department.
Mr. Zolman was a member of the Faith Baptist Church and a U.S. Army veteran where he served in Vietnam. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, one overseas Service Bar, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Badge 81mm Mortar, Marksman Badge, 45 Cal. Pistol, and Sharp Shooter Badge M-14. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his wife, Judith (Jessup) Zolman, whom he married Aug. 16, 1970. Also surviving are daughters, Courtney (Brent) Walters of South Point and Paige Zolman of Columbus; a son, Jordan Zolman of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, who were the love of his life, Zane Tucker Walters, 5, Jaycie Lynn Walters, 3, and newborn Reece Jeffrey Walters; three brothers, Charles Zolman of Galion, Dennis (Sharon) Zolman of Mount Vernon and David Zolman of Fredericktown; and a stepbrother, Ric (Rebecca) Crown of South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Glenn Zolman and Gladys Crown; and stepfather, Melvin Crown.
The family will be welcoming friends on Tuesday, July 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Faith Baptist Church, 8764 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at the church, beginning at 11 a.m. with Pastor Robert Bolds officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in St. Johns Cemetery. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Zolman Family.
This obituary and online condolences can be accessed at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com. Memorial contributions can be made to the family and left at the church.
“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His Saints.” Psalm 116:15