MOUNT VERNON — Harold Wesley Hauger, 91, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. He was born Dec. 21, 1927, in Martinsburg, the son of William H. and Elizabeth (Breece) Hauger.

Harold graduated from Chesterville High School in 1945 and proudly served in the United States Army from 1946 to 1949 serving two years in Germany. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church and retired from Chattanooga Glass in Mount Vernon. Harold enjoyed showing antique gasoline engines at area shows and caring for his cats and dogs. He also enjoyed hanging out with his good buddies George, Junior and Don.

Harold is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Patty Hauger; nephews, Dave (Dee) Joy of Barberton, Bill (Nancy) Joy of Wadsworth; a niece, Debbie Eihinger of Uniontown; several great- nieces and nephews; step-daughters, Allison Wilson of Dayton, Evelyn (James) Borders of Mount Vernon and Teresa (Terry) Hague of Bellville; nine step grandchildren and nine step great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his step father, Walter, and a sister, Dorothy Joy.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 14764 Wooster Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Rev. Susan Stevens will be officiating. A private graveside service will be held in Union Grove Cemetery in Gambier.

Memorial contributions in Harold’s name may be made to the Knox County Humane Society.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Harold Wesley Hauger.


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