Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
March 1, 2012 12:37 pm EST


MOUNT VERNON — David E. Clinton, 79, of Mount Vernon and formerly of Akron, died Wednesday morning, Feb. 29, 2012, at The Laurels of Mount Vernon.

He was born May 27, 1932, in Akron, son of the late Everett and Beulah (Thrash) Clinton. David retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a veteran of the Air Force, serving during the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Brown Street Baptist Church in Akron and the Toastmasters Club.

David is survived by his brothers, Ted (Shirley) Clinton and Wayne (Julia) Clinton.

In addition to his parents, David was preceded in death by a sister, Josephine.

A graveside service will be held Friday, March 2, at 11 a.m. at Hillside Memorial Park in Akron.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

Private condolences may be sent to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of David E. Clinton.

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