Bernard R. Mortimer

March 22, 1933 ‒ February 27, 2014

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Bernard R. Mortimer, age 80, of Mount Vernon passed away on Thursday morning, February 27, 2014 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon. He was born on March 22, 1933 in Frazeysburg, son of the late George Edgar and Alice Marie (Epler) Mortimer Sr.

Bernard proudly served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a retired owner/operator truck driver.

Bernard is survived by his son Scott (Renee) Mortimer of Carroll; daughter, Kathy (Ronald) Houck of Marengo; step son, James Litt of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Kaitlind (Josh) Harris and Dirk Houck, and Elle Marie Mortimer; step grandchildren, Jesse and Cassie Litt; great grandchildren, Riley Houck and Gavin Harris; brothers, Raymond (Karen) Mortimer of Fredericktown and Arthur Mortimer of Portland, Oregon; sister, Janet Sue (Eugene) Kreinbrink of Lexington; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Bernard is preceded in death by his wife, Pearl (Conkle) Mortimer; brother, George Mortimer Jr.; and sister, Dorothy Kershner.

A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in Mound View Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Joint Veterans Council, 8704 Ransom Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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