Jonathan M. Chubb
MOUNT VERNON — Jonathan M. Chubb, 27, of Mount Vernon died unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 23, 2004, at his home.
He was born Dec. 29, 1976, in Marion, the son of Gary G. Chubb
and Janice Casto Strait.
He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Janice (Keith) Strait of Mount Gilead; his fiancee, Wendy Ramirez of Mount Vernon; a son, Gavin M., of the home; two daughters, Zoe A. and Eve J., of the home; two brothers, Gary “Dean” (Kelly) Chubb of Mount Gilead and Jeremy Chubb of Fredericktown; a sister, Roni Marie and Khalid Ali of Chantilly, Va.; a stepbrother, Dane Strait; two stepsisters, Tricia Landon and Heather Williamson; grandparents, Jess and Florence Cooper of Mount Gilead; his future father- and mother-in-law, Reed and Maria Kinney of Mount Vernon; a sister-in-law, Gwen Kinney, and her fiancé, Erik Dillon; a niece, Vanessa Dillon; and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Pastor Dennis M. Turner will conduct funeral service Friday at 1 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Gilead. Friends may call one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Rivercliff Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to his children’s education fund.
Walter C. Curtis
HILTON HEAD, S.C. — Walter Chittenden Curtis, 88, of Hilton Head, S.C., formerly of Mount Vernon, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at his home following a long illness.
Mr. Curtis was born May 15, 1915, in Mount Vernon to Walter and Mary (Evans) Curtis. He was a graduate of Mount Vernon High School and Kenyon College. He was a lifelong employee of Continental Can Co., retiring as a regional sales manager. He was a former member of the Mount Vernon Country Club and the Old Homestead Club. Mr. Curtis, known as Bud to his friends, was married in 1938 to Marion Jester, who died in 1989.
A resident of Sea Pines since 1970, Mr. Curtis was for many years a member of the Harbour Town Golf Links and the Sea Pines Club. He was a member of the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and an enthusiastic volunteer at Hilton Head Hospital.
Mr. Curtis is survived by two daughters, Lucia Weinroth of Holmes County and Anne Curtis of Jamestown, Colo.; one son, David Yale Curtis of Acme, Pa.; close friend, Mary Luddeke; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be today at 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Hilton Head, with the Rev. Bill Henry officiating. Graveside service will take place Saturday, March 6, at 10 a.m. in Mound View Cemetery at Mount Vernon. The Rev. Charles Ransom will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Audubon Society, P.O. Box 6185, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Forest V. Moore
SIDNEY — Forest V. Moore, 85, of 450 W. Russell Road, Sidney, went home to be with the Lord Feb. 23, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Sept. 15, 1918, in Sidney to Jennings and Mary (Mouk) Moore. He was retired from Moore’s Tire Sales and Baumfolder of Sidney and was in the U.S. Army during World War II. He served as chairman of the board, deacon and trustee at First Christian Church of Sidney. He was a lifelong member of AMVETS, VFW and American Legion Post 217 of Sidney, Moose Club of Sidney, Eagles Club of Wapakoneta and past president of the Rotary Club of Sidney.
He is survived by his companion of nine years, Kathie Sikora; three children, Robert (Sheryn) Moore of Rockville, Md., Joyce (David) Lupien of Troy and Carol (Frank) Gilardi of Mount Vernon; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy Meisner of Westerville.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Lucille (Shaeffer), who died May 8, 1996.
Friends may call today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Adams Funeral Home in Sidney with American Legion Post 217 service at 7:30 p.m. Funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at First Christian Church in Sidney. The Rev. Janet Mers will officiate. Burial will full military service will be in Cedar Point Cemetery at Pasco.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church General Fund in Forest’s memory; or the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 225 City Gate Drive, Suite E, Columbus 43219.
Earl J. Sellers
LOLO, Mont. — Earl James Sellers, 80, of Lolo, Mont., went to be with his Lord and Savior on Feb. 22, 2004. He passed away peacefully from natural causes at his home surrounded by family.
He was born June 11, 1923, in Mount Vernon to Print and Bessie Sellers. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1941. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the 56th Quarter Master Battalion. Earl married Kathleen M. Kreps on Oct. 12, 1952. He retired from PPG Industries in Mount Vernon after 36 years of service. He attended the South Vernon United Methodist Church for 56 years and the Lolo Community Church for the last 14 years.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Kathleen; a daughter, Margaret J. (Ronald) Heinze of Boise, Idaho; a son, James R. (Cindy) Sellers of Lolo, Mont.; three grandchildren, Laura (Shane) Miller of Stevensville, Mont., Joshua (Amber) Sellers of Riverton, Utah, and Matthew Sellers of Lolo, Mont.; and four great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Josie and Morgan Miller and Mason Sellers.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Print, Elvin, Thomas and Paul Sellers; and two sisters, Ellen Blubaugh and Pearl Moseley.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Partners Hospice and Palliative Care Services at 2687 Palmer St., Suite B, Missoula, MT 59808; or Pinehaven Christian Children’s Ranch, P.O. Box 940, St. Ignatius, MT 59865-0940.
Sue E. Wilson
MOUNT VERNON — Sue E. Wilson, 64, of Sychar Road, Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.
She was born June 30, 1939, in Mount Sterling to Ivan and Kellon Marvene (Lane) Hamilton. Mrs. Wilson had worked 34 years as a licensed practical nurse for Knox Community Hospital in the intensive care unit. She was a member of the Grove Church of Christ where she had served as past church secretary.
She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Robert D. Wilson Sr.; a son, Robert (Laura) Wilson Jr. of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, Jason Wilson, Bethany Wilson and Ashley Wilson; and a brother, Thomas (Laura) Hamilton of Gambier.
A graveside service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. in Union Grove Cemetery. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.