Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 27, 2011 1:26 am EDT


BUTLER — Clarence Paul “Pete” Sapp, 68, of Carson Road, died Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

He was born Jan. 26, 1943, in Danville to the late Raymond E. and Eva J. (Strouse) Sapp. Pete attended the Church on the Rise in Mount Vernon. He also went on several mission trips to Mexico and Mobile, Ala., as well as other church building trips. He loved working with food giveaways and pantries. He also loved to share his large garden with many local people. He worked in the lumber and carpentry businesses all his life, as well as some time spent at the former Clever Lumber Co. Pete cherished his grandchildren and loved to tell stories of his times spent with them.

He is survived by his son, Rob (Holly) Sapp of Mount Vernon; two grandchildren, Kristen and Alex Sapp of Mount Vernon; six brothers, Herbert Sapp, John (Mary Lou) Sapp and Carl (Vickie) Sapp, all of Mount Vernon, Glenn Sapp of Buford, Ga., Donald Sapp of Danville and Ray Sapp of Florida; two sisters, Bonnie (Don) Hibdon of Orland, Calif., and Betty Stiltner of Mount Vernon; 10 nephews; and 15 nieces.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Robert, Lloyd, David and Dale Sapp; and a sister, Grace Wagner.

Funeral service will be Monday, Aug. 29, at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, with Pastor Don Matolyak officiating. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon. Calling hours will be Sunday, Aug. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the funeral home, and until service time on Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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