Virgil Everhart Jr.
DANVILLE — Virgil L. “Bud” Everhart Jr., 30, of Washington Street, Danville, died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 28, 2007, at his residence.
He was born July 28, 1976, in Mount Vernon to Charlotte (Furley) and Virgil Everhart Sr. On Aug. 13, 2004, he was married to Shirlena (Jackson). He worked for his father with VNC Everhart Trucking, and he was a member of New Castle Ministries, and the Cobra motorcycle club.
He is survived by his wife; his parents; a sister, Angie S. Everhart; children, Nicklous and Zack Everhart, Harmony and Destiny Wolfe, Rickie Everhart and Joshua Parker; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Boyd and Mildred Everhart, and Katherine and Clyde Furley.
A funeral service will be held Sunday, April 1, at 2 p.m. at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville with Pastors Doug and Rae Anderson officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Calling hours will be today from 4 to 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to help with funeral expenses in care of the New Castle Ministries Church, 32421 U.S. 36, Walhonding, OH 43843. Information is available at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.
Maxine H. Gardner
MOUNT VERNON — Maxine H. Gardner, 82, of Mount Vernon died Friday, March 30, 2007, at MedCentral in Mansfield.
Maxine was born Dec. 17, 1924, in Mount Vernon to Archibald and Helen (Craig) Cockerham, was a 1942 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and had spent her lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. Maxine had been employed at Ringwalt’s Department Store and Scharff’s Women’s Apparel store. She attended the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ in Mount Vernon.
Surviving are her husband, Dale R. Gardner, whom she married March 27, 1948; her son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Ann Gardner of Mount Vernon; two grandsons, Matthew J. Gardner and Brian M. Gardner; a great-grandson, Elliott Gardner; her sister-in-law, Alma Cockerham of Bradenton, Fla.; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents her brother, Richard Cockerham, preceded Maxine in death.
Friends may call Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. Graveside funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Jamie Gump officiating.
Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. To view this obituary or send an online condolence to the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
NEWARK — A funeral service will be Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at 1:30 p.m. for Lewis McGee, 83, of Newark at the Criss-Schoedinger Funeral Home, 179 Granville St. Interment will be in Zanesville Memorial Park, with Pastor Tom Hughes officiating.
Mr. McGee was born in Zanesville on May 26, 1923, to Francis and Edna (Kline) McGee. He died Thursday, March 29, 2007, at his home in Newark.
A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he was the owner and operator of the Snider Muffler Shop in Newark. He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and enjoyed travel.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy; daughter, Karen; and stepbrother, Charles Shepherd.
He is survived by his sons, Terry (Deanna) McGee of Newark and David (Cheryl) McGee of Kansas City; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Erma Cook of Bradenton, Fla.; cousins, Earl Shumacker of California and Mary (Shumaker) Weber of Cleveland; and nephews, Milton and Steven Seat.
Friends may call Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home, or visit www.Schoedinger.com and sign an online guestbook or e-mail a condolence. Friends may contribute to their charity of choice in his memory.
ST. LOUISVILLE — Charles Newhouse of Peatmoss Road, St. Louisville, passed away at his home on Friday, March 30, 2007. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. The full obituary can be accessed online at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.