February 23, 1926 ‒ May 12, 2008
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Cecil J. DeHaven, age 82, of Pleasant Valley Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Monday May 12, 2008 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. He was born on February 23, 1926 in Wadsworth, Ohio to the late Walter and Florence (Webb) DeHaven. Cecil retired from Columbia Gas of Mount Vernon having over thirty-five years of employment. Cecil served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II.
He is survived by three sons, Michael (Barbara) DeHaven of Mount Vernon, James (Marian) DeHaven of Gambier, Ed (Sharon) DeHaven of Howard, five grandchildren, Denny DeHaven, Betsy Langston, Darcy DeHaven, Amy (Chris) Cyrus and Staci DeHaven, eight great grandchildren, Devyn, Dylan, Morgan, Preston, Bayli, Tony, Autumn and Lily.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Onalee DeHaven, a son, Richard DeHaven and a great grandson, Michael DeHaven.
A funeral service will be held on Friday at 2 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where friends may call two hours prior. Rev. Jamie Gump will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
This obituary and guest registry are online at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
The Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the DeHaven family.