MOUNT VERNON — Jack A. Sidwell, 61, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at Wooster Hospital in Wooster. He was born May 25, 1957, in Amherst, the son of Willie and Fronia (Keith) Sidwell.

Jack served as a paratrooper in United States Army. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and camping.

Jack is survived by his wife, Teresa (Walker) Sidwell; his children, Misty Sidwell of Mount Vernon, Kory Sidwell and Chad Sidwell both of Seville; eight grandchildren; his mother, Fronia Sidwell of New London; a brother, Craig Sidwell; and a sister, Mary (Mike) Straka, both of Cleveland.

He was preceded in death by his father and two brothers, Arnold Sidwell and Mike Sidwell.

Friends may call Sunday, July 8, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050, where a funeral service will begin at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions in Jack’s name may be made to your local Alcoholics Anonymous.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Jack A. Sidwell.


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