MOUNT VERNON — John D. “Butch” Doup, 83, of Mount Vernon peacefully passed away Monday morning, Jan. 6, 2020, at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 29, 1936, in Mount Vernon to the late George and Florence (Fletcher) Doup.

Butch was a hobby farmer in the Amity area. He enjoyed deer and raccoon hunting, fishing, the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Cleveland Browns, but most of all Butch loved to spend time with his family and friends. Butch worked for over 50 years for Continental Can and John Decosky Chevrolet.

Butch is survived by his children, Debra (Mike) Bailey of Grand Rapids, Doug (Joyce) Doup of Mount Vernon and Mike (Tina) Doup of Mount Vernon; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Georgene Ogle of Fredericktown; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Butch was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Doup in 2004; sisters, Nancy Doup and Mary Tanner; and brothers, Chick and Cooney Doup.

The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, at Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 10, with Pastor Ruth Douglas officiating. Burial will follow in Amity Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family request in honor of Butch that you pass on random acts of kindness.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice, 112 Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of John D. “Butch” Doup.


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