Carl S. Balcom
September 19, 1925 ‒ March 03, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Carl S. Balcom, age 90, of Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Knox Community Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 19, 1925 in Knox County, Ohio the son of William and Emma (Hall) Balcom. Carl proudly served in the United States Army European Theatre of World War II. He retired in 1991 after 43 years as co-owner and operator of Balcom Brothers Roofing in Mount Vernon.
Carl is survived by his wife of 62 years, Oneta (Kirkpatrick) Balcom, nieces and nephews, Jeff (Kathy) Balcom, Sharon (Bruce) Basford, Gene (Teresa) Kirkpatrick and Debbie (John) Curtis, a sister-in-law, Eleanor Balcom, numerous great and great great nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Carl was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Balcom, a niece and nephew, Steve and Rita Balcom and a great niece, Lori McKeever.
Friends may call on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Saint Johns Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions in Carl’s name may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Carl S. Balcom.