Derle S. Seavolt Sr.

November 21, 1932 ‒ May 23, 2012

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Derle S. Seavolt Sr., age 79, of Mount Vernon passed away on Wednesday morning, May 23, 2012 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon. He was born on November 21, 1932 in Mount Vernon, son of the late Ralph and Marion (Finger) Seavolt.

Derle retired from the Ohio Laborers Union in Mansfield and an Army Veteran. He was a member of the VFW Post 4027, the AmVets Post 95, and a former member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 824. Derle was a Methodist by faith.

Derle is survived by his son Derle Scott (Amy Snell) Seavolt II of Danville; daughters, Tereasa (Rex) Talbott, Cindy (Douglas) Talbott, Jenny (John) Hager, Machael (Randy) Wilhelm and Pam (Chuck Edmister) Seavolt of Mount Vernon; 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and several step grandchildren; brothers, John R. (Janis) Seavolt of Mount Vernon and David (Sue) Seavolt of Granville ; sisters, Virginia Hagans of Kentucky and Judy (Charlie) Hunnicut of Mount Vernon; and a son-in-law, Steve Davis of Mount Vernon.

In addition to his parents, Derle was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma L. (Hamilton) Seavolt; a daughter, Kathleen Davis; grandson, Steve Davis; brothers, Gene and Donald Seavolt; a sister, Beatrice Horlacher; and canine companions, Pride 1 and Pride 2.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2012 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2012 in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with Pastor Wade Wolfe officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.

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