MOUNT VERNON — Roger D. Heaton, 79, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at his home. He was born Oct. 19, 1940, in Mount Vernon, the son of Frank and Marjorie (Dean) Heaton. Roger retired from Pittsburgh Plate Glass after 32 years of employment and later owned and operated Chem Wash Power Wash in Mount Vernon.

He was a member of Ebenezer Church and the Colonial City Moose Lodge. Roger also served as a volunteer firefighter for Monroe Township. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by a son; Donald (Mitzi) Heaton of York, Pennsylvania; two daughters, Debra (Philip) Spangler of Wichita Falls, Texas and Dianna (Gratton) Sparks of York, Pennsylvania, seven grandchildren, Michael, Lauren, Briana, Taylor, Ashley, Glade and Grant; two great-granddaughters, Ariana, Kennedy; and a sister, Patsy Chase of Mount Vernon.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Janet Heaton, and a grandson, Ryan Heaton.

A funeral service will be held Saturday beginning at 12 noon at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050, where friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Roger’s name may be made to the Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Roger D. Heaton.


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