MOUNT VERNON — William H. “Bill” Doup, 63, of Mount Vernon died Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009, at his residence surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer.
Bill was born June 12, 1946, in Knox County to Earl E. and Pauline L. (Apple) Doup and had spent his lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. He attended Amity School and was a graduate of Mount Vernon High School. He had been employed with Grumman Flxible Company in Loudonville for nearly 30 years. Bill was a member of Elks Lodge 140 in Mount Vernon, where he volunteered for many activities especially Friday Night Bingo. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to fish, and Bill especially enjoyed watching his nephews participate in sporting activities. Bill was always one to help out and was the neighborhood handyman.
Surviving are his wife, Saundra “Sunny” (Meharry) Doup; his daughter, Kimberly (Andrew) Humbert of Mount Vernon; his sister, Barbara Thatcher of Walhonding; his brothers, Richard (Shirley) Doup of Howard, James (Phyllis) Doup of Richwood and Paul (Marilyn) Doup of Anchorage, Alaska; and his canine companion “Sam.”
Friends may call Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, where services will follow the calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of William H. Doup.