Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
November 28, 2011 12:29 pm EST


MOUNT VERNON — Johnny R. Anderson, 47, of Mount Vernon, died on Friday afternoon, Nov. 25, 2011, in the Emergency Room at Knox Community Hospital.

John was born on Dec. 29, 1963, in Mount Vernon. John enjoyed riding his Harley and spending time with family and friends.

John is survived by his wife of 29 years, Darla (DeCooman) Anderson; his children, Rachel (Cory) Cox of Newark and J.J. (Lindsey) Anderson of Danville; grandchildren, Pierce Anderson, Talan Cox, Brayden Anderson and Blakeleigh Anderson; his father, John Anderson of Mount Vernon; his mother, Betty (Robert) Scott of Eustis, Fla.; and many other family and friends.

John was preceded in death by his brother, Jeffrey Anderson; and a nephew, Josh Anderson.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, Nov. 29, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Food for the Hungry, c/o Nelson & Nelson CPAs, 1684 Venture Drive, Suite B, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Private expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of John R. Anderson.

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