Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 20, 2013 11:27 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — George W. Edick, 95, of Mount Vernon, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013, at the Emeritus at HillenVale.

He was born Feb. 5, 1918, in Cleveland, to the late George and Julia (Baumgarten) Edick Sr. George was a 1936 graduate of Cleveland East High School and was a 1940 graduate of Case Western Reserve University, BSME. George was employed as an Engineering Sales and Service Manager for Cooper Energy Service in Mount Vernon, from which he retired with over 34 years of service.

He was a former member of the YMCA Board of Directors; served on the board of the Mount Vernon Salvation Army for over 30 years; member of Kiwanis Club, Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce, Mount Vernon City Board of Education (past president), Joint Vocational School Board, Exchange Club (past president), Knox County Historical Society, the Empire Area Historical Society in Michigan and the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon.

George was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army, 311 Field Artillery, 79th Infantry Division from 1941-46. He retired from the Army Reserves in 1953 as a Major.

He is survived by two sons, Geoffrey Edick of Glenmoore, Pa., Dr. James L. Edick of Mount Vernon; four daughters, Judith Budd of Madras, Ore., Jane Britt of Pijancker, Netherlands, Mary Ellen Hargrove of Medina, Martha DeLong of Auckland, New Zealand; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy (Budd) Edick; and his sisters, Ruth Hann and Hope Edick.

Service arrangements are pending at this time and will be announced at a later date.

Burial will be in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of George W. Edick.

To send a private online condolence to the family, visit

Memorial contributions, in George’s name may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 102 N. Gay St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or an organization of your choosing.

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