William F. “Bill” Lahmon

September 09, 1920 ‒ May 14, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

William F. “Bill” Lahmon, age 88, of Mount Vernon passed away Thursday afternoon, May 14, 2009 at his home surrounded by his caring family. He was born on September 9, 1920 in Knox County, a son of the late William G. and Sarah Jane (McGinnis) Lahmon.

Bill retired from the former Continental Can Company in Mount Vernon with 29 years of faithful service. He was a volunteer for the College Township Fire Department in Gambier for many years and was a charter member of the Gambier Fish and Game Club. Bill, along with his late wife Dorathy, ran the card parties at the Station Break in Mount Vernon for many years.

Bill is survived by grandchildren, Michael (Melody) Lahmon of Mount Vernon, Matthew (Heather) Hall of Delaware; Brittany (Steve) Ward of Zanesville and Jennifer Lahmon of Delaware; great grandchildren, Heather (Roger) Stevens, Jacob and Corbin Ward, and Lilah Hall; great great grandchildren, Kaitlynn, Logan, and Seth Stevens; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Ann Lahmon of Delaware; and sisters, Frances Sapp and Dorothy White both of Mount Vernon.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Dorathy L. (Conkle) Lahmon; a son, James W. Lahmon; brothers, Earl, Harry, and Ralph “Shorty” Lahmon; and sisters, Edna Woolison, Pearl Mills and Isabelle Hyatt.

The family will receive friends from Noon to 1 p.m. on Monday, May 18, 2009 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Gambier.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of William F. “Bill” Lahmon.

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