Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
July 7, 2012 8:33 am EDT


HOWARD — Richard C. Jensen Sr., 77, of Howard, died Friday, July 6, 2012, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

Richard was born Dec. 28, 1934, in Franklin County to Bert and Marjorie (Yokum) Jensen, and had been a resident of Knox County since 1999. Richard had been employed as a surveyor.

Surviving are his children, Richard C. “Ricky” (Kathy Tucker) Jensen Jr. of Howard, Randy (Suzi) Jensen of Baltimore, and Sheryl Jensen of Howard; grandchildren, Corey (Amber) Jensen, Timothy (Lindsey) Jensen, Ryan Jensen and Brandon Jensen; great-grandchildren, Alec Johnson, Ava Jensen, Kasen Jensen, William Jensen and Kelsey Jensen; and his brother, Gary (Susan) Jensen of Columbus. Besides his parents Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Jensen.

Friends may call Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home and burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery in Johnstown.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Central Ohio Diabetes Association, 1100 Dennison Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.

To send a private online condolence to the family, visit

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Richard C. Jensen Sr.

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