Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
December 9, 2011 12:04 pm EST


MOUNT VERNON — George Steven Lynds, 63, of Mount Vernon, passed away Dec. 7, 2011, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 4, 1948, in Mount Vernon, to William Milo and Betty Jeanne (Beckett) Lynds. George was a U.S. Marine veteran and served as a past president for the Vietnam Veteran Association.

He is survived by his son, Shad William (Teaca Lowe) Lynds of Mount Vernon; a sister, Eve Lynds of Mount Vernon; five step-children, Grace Ellison, John Ellison, Tony Ellison, Cheryl Schetzel, Keith Ellison; and four grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his parents; and two stepsons, Tracy and Gregory Ellison.

A memorial service will be held Monday, Dec. 12, at 2 p.m. at Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home, 212 N. Main St., Mount Vernon, with Jeremy Clendenen officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ACTS Food Bank, 474 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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