Charles B. DeWitt
MOUNT VERNON — Charles Buxton DeWitt, 85, of Eagle Drive, Mount Vernon, died Thursday, June 3, 2004, at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus.
He was born March 12, 1919, in Howard to J. Clarence and Edythe Jane (Hauger) DeWitt. On Oct. 28, 1972, he was married to Evelyn (Hoagland), who survives. He served in the Army during World War II. He graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1948 with a bachelor of art degree, and was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He was formerly employed by Xerox of Columbus, and had attended the Danville Methodist Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Charles R. (Deborah) DeWitt of Copley; a daughter, Candace Zarr of Powell; two stepsons, Bill (Bev) Stachler of Mount Vernon and James Stachler of Danville; two grandsons, Brendon and Grayson DeWitt; two granddaughters, Kara and Kendra Zarr; 13 stepgrandchildren; 21 stepgreat-grandchildren; and a sister, Jean Reichert of Worthington.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a stepdaughter, Sue Ellen Durbin.
Calling hours will be Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, where the funeral will be Sunday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Jim Stuller will officiate. Burial will be in Workman Cemetery at Danville.
Dwight A. Harris
HOWARD — Dwight A. “Moe” Harris, 83, of Howard passed away Thursday, June 3, 2004, at the Country Court Nursing Center in Mount Vernon.
He was born Feb. 11, 1921, in Mount Vernon, the son of Dwight and Olive (Bumpus) Harris and had been a lifetime resident of the Knox County area. Mr. Harris was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps serving during World War II. He was an industrial engineer for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Industries, retiring in 1983. An avid sports enthusiast and athlete, Moe was a well known golfer in the Knox County area. His passion for sports was second only to his passion for family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Doris R. (Graham) Harris; a son, Donald (Teresa) Harris of Cincinnati; a daughter, Melody (Phil) Hatfield of Delaware; four grandchildren, Lisa Archley, Tammy Hatfield, Greg Hatfield and Jeff Harris; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, John F. Harris.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where funeral will be Saturday at 11 a.m. Brother David Hatfield will officiate. Interment with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
MOUNT VERNON — Dorothy Pipes, 88, of Crestview Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday, June 3, 2004, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home, Mount Vernon. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Sammy J. Simmons Memorial notice
FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Sammy J. Simmons, 55, of Fairfield, Calif., a former Fredericktown resident, died at his home on May 6, 2004, following a six-month battle with cancer. Mr. Simmons’ family will receive friends on Monday, June 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown. Memorial contributions may be made to NorthBay Hospice, 1300 Oliver Road, Fairfield, CA 94533.