Arthur Dean Ferris

May 23, 1942 ‒ November 20, 2005

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Arthur Dean Ferris, age 63, of Howard Street, Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday November 20, 2005 at the VA hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born on May 23, 1942 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to Lewis James and Hazel (Durbin) Ferris. He was a member of the Woods Christian Church. Dean was a 1961 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and a 1962 graduate of the Cleveland Engineering Institute. He was employed with the United States Post Office in New York before moving to Mount Vernon and working in the Mount Vernon City School system. Dean served four years in the United States Navy.

He is survived by his mother, a son, Lewis Frank “Lee” (Lisa) Ferris of Brooklyn, New York, two sisters, Norma (Gary) Dickerson of Howard, Linda Frazee of Mount Vernon, four nephews, Robert Dickerson, Neal Dickerson, Joe Frazee and Dan Frazee.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Friends may call on Wednesday November 30, 2005 from 12 noon to 2 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will follow at 2 PM with Pastor Thomas Booth officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Woods Christian Church and can be left at the funeral home.

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