DANVILLE — Edward Paul Banbury, 83, of Millersburg Road, Danville, died Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at HCR Manor in North Olmstead.
He was born Dec. 21, 1920, in Danville to Hugh and Mary (Brewer) Banbury. He was a retired truck driver, and a member of the Grace Brethren Church in Danville.
He is survived by two sons, Dennis (Lauri) of Danville and Randy (Linda) of Elyria; six daughters, Debra (Dale) Terill Sr. and Patricia (Ronald) Pugh of West Palm Beach, Fla., Valerie (Melvin) Carver of Lorain, Donna (Barry) Antill and Tina (Alvin) Burton of Mount Vernon, and Darlene (Vito) Ernande of Vermillion; 25 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Evelyn Hughett of Mount Vernon and Geraldine Sellers of Lady Lake, Fla.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Helen V. Banbury, whom he married Nov. 17, 1963. She died Sept. 2, 2001.
Visiting hours will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville, where the funeral will follow at 7. The Rev. Albert Hockley will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace Brethren Church, 302 E. Ross St., Danville 43014.
Roger E. Fawcett
GAMBIER — Roger Earl Fawcett, 52, of Gambier died Sept. 13, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 7, 1951, in Mount Vernon to Valdo E. and Wilma C. (McCurdy) Fawcett. He was a longtime grain and livestock farmer; a member of the Church of Christ and the Ohio Lodge 199 F&AM; former Harrison Township Trustee and 4-H advisor for the Grove 4-H Club. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1969 and received a bachelor in business administration from Oklahoma State University in 1973.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Margaret A. (Stone) Fawcett; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Samuel (Eryn) Fawcett of Lakewood and Andrew Fawcett of Gallipolis; one brother, David L. (Betty) Fawcett of Lucas, Texas; and his parents of Gambier.
Friends may call Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the North-Dilley Funeral Home, where a Masonic service will be at 8 p.m. Graveside service will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in Bethel Cemetery with Ron Elliott officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Roger’s name to Hospice of Knox County, 302 E. High St., Mount Vernon 43050. This obituary may be viewed online at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Chloe J. Organ
MOUNT VERNON — Chloe J. Organ, 86, of Mount Vernon passed away Sunday, Sept. 12, 2004, at her residence.
She was born April 12, 1918, in Delaware, the daughter of George and Sarah (Moore) Stevens. She was a surgery nurse at Mercy Hospital in Mount Vernon and was a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
Chloe is survived by four sons, G. Edward (Dee) Organ of Bladensburg, Michael Ray (Elaine) Organ of Dublin, Stephen A. Organ of Upper Arlington and James David (Katherine) Organ of Mount Vernon; eight grandchildren, Angela Bennett, Tammy Riel, Cheryl Starmer, Kristin Campbell, Edward Organ, Sonya Slater, Nick Organ and Tera Organ; 11 great-grandchildren, Krista Bennett, Kelly Bennett, Zachary Starmer, Amanda Riel, Jenna Riel, Michael Bennett, Sara Starmer, Shaynissa Organ, Emily Campbell, Justin Organ and Madeleine Slater; a brother, Wilmer (Irene) Stevens of Delaware; and three sisters, Mary Troxel, Maxine (Dale) Duston and Ellen (Neal) Rogers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, D. Wray Organ; a grandson, Justin Organ; a sister, Stella Vipperman; three brothers, Clarence Stevens, William Stevens and George Stevens; and a great-granddaughter, Kerrine Organ.
Friends may call Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10 a.m. at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with the Rev. Ted Thomas as celebrant. Interment 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.