Douglas William Elswick
July 08, 1948 ‒ July 12, 2018
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Douglas William Elswick, age 70, of Mount Vernon passed away at his home on Thursday, July 12, 2018 with his loving family at his side.
He was born on July 8, 1948 in Council, Virginia to the late Elmer and Millie (Presley) Elswick. Douglas was employed and retired from Dana Corporation in Fredericktown after 44 years of service. He was a member of the Covenant Church. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and most of all working at the Food Pantry. Douglas was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
He is survived by his wife Barbara (Hart) Elswick; three sons, Donnie (Kristi) Valentine, Michael (Melissa) Valentine, Brian (Elizabeth) Elswick; eleven grandchildren, Hanah Valentine, Lily Valentine, Codee Valentine, Drew Valentine, Brittany Valentine, Chase Valentine, Courtney Valentine, Marissa Valentine, Willa Elswick, Olia Elswick, Violet Elswick; his brother Danny (Sharon) Elswick; and three sisters, Mildred Wolford, Ronda (Gerry) Flurry and Sherry (Stanley) Bartkowiak.
In addition to his parents, Douglas was preceded in death by his brother Don Elswick.
Friends may call on Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 12-2PM at the Covenant Church. A service will follow beginning at 2PM with Pastor Tim Overly officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Covenant Church, Food Pantry, 13360 New Delaware Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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