MOUNT VERNON — Don L. Calhoun, 78, of Mount Vernon, passed away at his residence Nov. 16, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born Jan. 5, 1940, in Fairfield, Iowa, to Manley and Clara (Lee) Calhoun.

Don was a member of the Foursquare Gospel Church in Mount Vernon.

He was survived by his wife of 53 years, June Calhoun; daughters, Becky (Todd) Laymon of Coshocton, Carolyn (Richard) Hite of Mount Vernon; a son, Daniel Calhoun of Mount Vernon; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Don was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Lori Bailey; five brothers and six sisters.

In keeping with Don’s wishes he was cremated and services will be held at a later date.

The Lasater Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements for the Calhoun family.

Memorial Contributions can be made in Don’s memory to The Gideons International or to Hospice of Knox County.

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