Charles E. Daugherty
MOUNT VERNON — Charles E. Daugherty, 90, of West Gambier Street, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at Country Court Nursing Home.
He was born June 10, 1913, in Honaker, Va., to Lilburn and Eunice Evelyn (Honaker) Daugherty. Mr. Daugherty retired in 1975 after 35 years of employment as a glass packer with Chattanooga Glass. Mr. Daugherty served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of the Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene.
He is survived by three sons, Robert Daugherty of Quinlan, Texas, Steven “Jack” Daugherty of Burkburnett, Texas, and Jerry “Squirrel” Daugherty of Mount Vernon; three daughters, Mary Peters, Brenda Parker and Lisa (Dan) Dennis, all of Mount Vernon; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Geraldine Daugherty, in 1997.
Friends may call Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral will be Saturday at noon. The Rev. Walter Speece will officiate. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Lonie Gambill Jr.
CENTERBURG — Lonie Gambill Jr., 79, of Centerburg died at his home Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004.
He was born Jan. 1, 1925, in Blaine, Ky., to Lon C. and Lillian M. (Holbrook) Gambill. He was a graduate of Plattsburg High School in 1943, a U.S. Navy veteran, and member of Linden Lodge 637 F&AM.
He is survived by a son, Gary (Mary Lou) Gambill of New Albany; a daughter, Linda (Gerry) Pozmantir of Powell; five grandchildren, Ashley, Justin, Jordan, Chad and Josh; and a sister, Pauline (Lowell) Amrine of Marysville.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 46 years, Ruth Ann (Sells) Gambill; a son, Charley; and three sisters, Irene and Dorothy Gambill and Maxine Coulter.
Friends may call Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 3 at 61, Sunbury. Graveside service will be Monday at 11 a.m. in Oakdale Cemetery at Marysville with Pastor Wayne Booth officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Harbor Light Hospice, 253 N. State St., Suite 100, Westerville 43081. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Alice W. Harvey
GAMBIER — A memorial service for Alice W. Harvey, 88, of Gambier, who died Dec. 15, 2003, after a brief illness, will be Saturday, Jan. 24, at 2 p.m. at Harcourt Parish/Episcopal Church, Gambier. A reception will follow the service at 3 p.m. in the Harcourt Parish House, 201 W. Brooklyn St., Gambier.
Charles L. Hellwig
MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. — Charles L. “Charlie” Hellwig, 57, of Madeira Beach, Fla., died Jan. 5, 2004, in the emergency room of St. Petersburg General Hospital after collapsing while riding his bicycle on the Pinellas Trail.
He was born in Cape Girardeau, Mo., and moved to Mount Vernon as a baby where he lived until 1964 when he moved back to Cape Girardeau and graduated from Central High School. He retired as a tech sergeant from the Air Force, where he served in Spain and had two tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a graphics illustrator serving as the director of the Sign Shop at VAMC in Bay Pines. He loved sailing and was a member of the Clearwater Community Sailing Club; he loved cycling and was a member of FLATTS (Florida Tanden & Touring Society).
He is survived by his wife, Veronika “Roni”; two daughters, Melanie Hellwig of Lincoln, Neb., and Rebecca Hellwig of Omaha, Neb.; his mother, Jane Bannister of Largo, Fla.; and a sister, Sally Stavolta of Burlington, Mass.
A committal service will be Monday at Bay Pines National Cemetery in Florida. The Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center, Largo Chapel, in Largo, Fla., is in charge of arrangements. An online guest book is at www.andersonmcqueen.com.
In lieu of flowers those who wish may make memorial donations to USO World Headquarters, Department WS, P.O. Box 96860, Washington, DC 20090-6860.
MOUNT VERNON — William McLaughlin, 80, of Mount Vernon died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
William was born Aug. 10, 1923, in Barnesville to Joseph and Anna (Robben) McLaughlin and moved to Mount Vernon six years ago from Colorado Springs. He had worked for the Colorado Springs Gazette Herald and retired from the Current Greeting Card Co. in Colorado. William served with the Army during World War II in the South Pacific Theater of war. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon and had been active with the Knights of Columbus in Colorado Springs.
Surviving are his wife, Helen (Smith) McLaughlin, whom he married May 15, 1971; his brothers, Edward McLaughlin of Mount Vernon and Hugh (Viola) McLaughlin of Dodge City, Kan.; and his sister, Mary Ellen (Clarence) Blanchard of Mount Vernon.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Ruth McLaughlin.
Friends may call Friday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon , where a Rosary service will follow at 5 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church with the Rev. Ted Thomas officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery at Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Edward W. Smith
CENTERBURG — Edward W. Smith, 92, of Centerburg went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at Knox Community Hospital, Mount Vernon.
Son of Isaac and Martha Catherine (Dove) Smith Sr., Edward was born in McCauley, W.Va. He was the oldest in the family of six children, three brothers and three sisters. He was a retired teacher from the Big Walnut Schools and a retired farmer. He was a member of the Centerburg Church of Christ, O.E.A., Milford grange and AMVETS Post 59 at Centerburg.
Surviving are a daughter, Catherine Smith of Columbus; sisters, Vita Aul, Rachel Himes and Mabel Schenk; special friend, Pinky Deskins of Centerburg; numerous nieces and nephews; and many other special friends and neighbors.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 35 years, Elsie (Trout) Smith, in 1978.
The funeral will be Friday at 2 p.m. in the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg, with visitation from noon until time of the service. Roger Crego, minister, will officiate. Interment will be in Lock Cemetery.
Larry M. Teeter
LOUDONVILLE — Larry M. Teeter, 59, of Washington Township Road 457, Loudonville, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 7, 2004, at his home after a one-year illness. The Byerly-Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, is in charge of arrangements.
Mark A. Young
MOUNT VERNON — Mark A. Young, 42, of Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon died Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004, at the Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
He was born Aug. 11, 1961, in Mount Vernon to Hoy Richard and Kay (Algire) Young, and had been a Knox County resident for most of his life. Mark was a veteran serving in the Navy from 1980-81.
He is survived by his parents; a brother, Ronald (Rebecca) Young of Miamisburg; and a sister, Debbie Hill of Columbus.
There will be no calling hours. The family will observe private graveside service at a later date. The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown assisted the family with arrangements. This obituary and guest registry can be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Elden E. Zell
MOUNT VERNON — Elden E. Zell, 64, of 195 Mansfield Road, Mount Vernon, died Jan. 8, 2004, at his residence. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the charity of one’s choice.