MOUNT VERNON — Harriett C. Hutchison, 89, of Mount Vernon died Oct. 31, 2005, at the Country Club Retirement Campus.
She was born April 6, 1916, in Mount Vernon to Harry and Sara (Nolan) Beck. She was a lifelong member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
She is survived by two sons, J. Alfred (Linda) Hutchison of Mount Vernon and Harry Lee (Yolanda) Hutchison of Carson City, Nev.; two daughters, Judy Dickerson of Bellevue and Mary Elizabeth (Joe) Jadus of Cambria, Calif.; four grandchildren, Alicia, Chris, Kate and Jason; and five great-grandchildren.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Harry L. Hutchison; four brothers, Earl, Martin, Bob and Bill Beck; and a sister, Mary Julien.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Thursday at 1 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, with the Rev. Ted Thomas as celebrant. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Harriett’s name to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or charity of one’s choice. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. This obituary along with an online guest registry page may be viewed at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.
Donald D. Priest
MOUNT VERNON — Donald D. Priest, 65, of Mount Vernon died Nov. 1, 2005, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville. The North-Dilley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Marion ‘Butch’ Roberts
FREDERICKTOWN — Marion “Butch” Roberts, 64, of Zolman Road, Fredericktown, passed away Monday, Oct. 31, 2005, at his residence surrounded by his loving family, following a long courageous battle with cancer.
He was born Jan. 17, 1941, in Mansfield. Butch had been employed at TRW, where he had worked as a millwright, and was a member of the Fredericktown First Church of God. Butch had a passion for sprint car racing at the Mansfield, Lakeville and Buckeye speedways, that spanned from the early 1970s until 1992. He then realized a love for riding Goldwings and went on to serve as both chapter director and senior chapter director of the Chapter Y Goldwing Road Rider’s Association in Mount Vernon.
He is survived by his loving wife, Kim (Henry) Roberts, whom he married March 19, 1988; his mother, Margurite (Darr) Roberts of Bellville; a devoted son, Daniel (Kathy) Roberts of Ostrander; a daughter, Dana Stuart of Bellville; a stepson, Jeremy Shambaugh of Mansfield; a stepdaughter, Tina Ammons of Fredericktown; five grandchildren, Josh and Alicia Roberts, Mica and Terry Stuart and Ivy Ammons; a great-grandson, Dylan Stuart; two sisters, Betty (Dan) Thornton of Florida and June Sergent of Bellville; a brother-in-law, Ron Flowers; his mother-in-law, Lois Lewis of Bellville; a special cousin, Doug Darr; three nieces; a nephew; and his Goldwing family.
He was preceded in death by a son, Darren Roberts; and his father-in-law, Gordon Henry.
Friends may call today from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from noon to 1 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home, Fredericktown, where a funeral service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. Pastor Richard Prater will officiate. Interment will follow in the Bellville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fredericktown First Church of God, 19535 Zolman Road, Fredericktown, OH 43019. This obituary and guest registry may be viewed online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Marie Shultz of Prescott, Ariz., passed away Oct. 27, 2005.
She was born July 25, 1920. She was a past longtime resident of Knox Lake.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilfred; son Larry; and grandson, Tim.
She is survived by her sons, George of Middleburg, Fla., and Richard (Bonnie) of Rio Rancho, N.M.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Cremation has taken place at the Ruffner-Wakelin Funeral Home in Prescott, Ariz.
Patricia Ann Shannon Sparks
COSHOCTON — Patricia Ann Shannon Sparks of 528 S. Seventh Street, Coshocton, formerly of County Highway 22, Warsaw, died Oct. 31, 2005, at the Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.
She was born Nov. 22, 1941, in Fargo, N.D., to Arthur and Goldie (Labak) Sampson. She was a retired nurse having worked at Camp Echoing Hills from 1989-2002. She was a member of the Warsaw Presbyterian Church, attended Gospel Hill, and loved photography.
She is survived by four sons, James D. (Laurie) Craycraft of Port Orchard, Wash., Michael W. (Angela) Craycraft of Arcadia, Fla., Dale C. Craycraft (fiancee Jodi Brewer) of Springfield and Shawn P. (Jamie) Shannon of Zanesville; a daughter, Annette L. (Paul) Craycraft of Coshocton; five grandchildren, Pauline R. and James P. Craycraft, Patrick J., Jade E. and Ashleigh M. Shannon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lew Shannon, whom she married Jan. 25, 1983. He died April 11, 1996.
The funeral will be Friday, Nov. 4, at 1 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw, with the Rev. Ron Davis officiating. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery at Warsaw. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Friday until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.
Bryan D. Wolfe
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The world suffered a great loss on Oct. 24, 2005. Bryan Daniel Wolfe died unexpectedly in Newport News, Va., at the age of 27.
He was born April 14, 1978. He was the most understanding, generous, warm-hearted son, father, grandson, brother, nephew, cousin and friend anyone could have. His family and friends are honored and privileged to have known and loved him.
He was a Knox County, Ohio, resident until 1994 when he moved to Newport News. He graduated from Menchville High School in 1997. While in high school he developed a love for body building, and competed for and won the Colonial Heights Body Building Competition in Virginia. His love for body building continued until his untimely death. Bryan graduated from Thomas Nelson Community College with a degree in business. He also attended Christopher Newport University.
Bryan’s love of cars led him to start the Harpersville Motor Community, formerly Wolfe Import of Newport News, Va. He enjoyed the automobile business and the camaraderie of his friends at the Chesapeake Auto Auctions on Wednesdays.
Bryan is survived by his son, Daniel Charles Wolfe of Newport News; parents, Carol Adrian (Kenneth Barnette) of Newport News, and Martin (Rose) Wolfe of Carleton, Mich.; a brother, Joshua Wolfe, and his fiancee, Kimberly Barkman, of Browntown, Mich.; maternal grandmother, Sylvia Adrian of Loudonville, Ohio; uncles, Rick, Alan, George, Joe, Jim and Jeff (Cindy) Adrian; and aunts, Pam (Chris) Tuttle, Laura (Chris) Segraves, Mary Buren and Gay (Stan Deibert) Biffith, all of Ohio. Bryan is also survived by many cousins, Jessica, Danielle, Brian, Zachary, Garrick, Isaac, Alex, Rick, Colton, Sarah, Christopher, Katie, Victoria, Gabrielle, Johnathan, Jarod, Alyssa, Matthew, Hailey, Tatum, Trevor, Isabella, Kayla and Brody.
Bryan was preceded in death by his sister, Andrea; maternal grandfather, George Adrian; maternal great-grandmother, Irene Thomas; and paternal grandparents, George and Sylvia Kearns.
Funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville with Pastor Patrick Bailey officiating. Burial will be in Workman Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Bryan will be missed forever. May God rest his soul. This obituary may be viewed online at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.