Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
December 16, 2013 10:51 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — Herbert R. Sapp Sr., 73, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at his son’s residence near Bellville.

He was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Tiverton Center to Raymond E. and Eva J. (Strouse) Sapp. He was a retired machinist from Cumberland Swan/Perrigo. He enjoyed camping trips with his children and grandchildren, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his children, Phyllis (Chris) Hagan of Murfreesboro, Tenn., Carolyn (Mark) Preece and Cindy (Ed) Robinson of Mount Vernon, Herbert Jr. (Paula) Sapp of Bellville, Judy (Todd) Woosley and Jeremy and Heidi (Sapp) Muralt of Mount Vernon; nine grandchildren; 20-plus great-grandchildren; five brothers’ two sisters; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; Clarence, Robert, Lloyd, David and Dale; and a sister, Grace Wagner.

A funeral service will be held at noon Tuesday at the Fischer Funeral Home in Danville. Pastor Andy Angel will officiate. Burial will follow in Tiverton Cemetery. Visiting will be from 11 a.m. until service time.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050, Information is available at

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