Mount Vernon News
  • Jeffrey R. Conkle

  • April 30, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Jeffrey R. Conkle, 56, of Mount Vernon died Friday, April 29, 2010, at the Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus.

Jeff was born April 20, 1954, in Mount Vernon to Kenneth M. and Helen I. (Wolford) Conkle and had spent his lifetime in Knox County. He was a graduate of East Knox High School and had been employed at Millwood Sand and Gravel Co. Jeff had been baptized at the Millwood Church of Christ. He enjoyed serving as a volunteer at the Knox County Career Center in Mount Vernon where he was known as “Papoo.”

Jeff loved and adored his daughter and granddaughter, Trisha (Mark) Nofsinger and Alexis Tomlin, who survive. Also surviving are Jeff’s sisters, Barbara Horn of Mount Vernon and Carol (Richard) McFerren of Fredericktown. His parents preceded him in death.

At Jeff’s request there will be no calling hours and graveside services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Knox County Career Center Preschool, 306 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To send an online condolence to the family, visit

The Snyder Funeral Homes in Mount Vernon are honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Jeffrey R. Conkle.



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