Ebbert L. “Ed” Quinn

May 23, 1930 ‒ November 27, 2014

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ebbert L. “Ed” Quinn, age 84 of Mount Vernon, died Thursday evening at Grant Medical Center in Columbus.

He was born on May 23, 1930 in Pleasant Hill, Ohio to the late Albert and Lucille (Swartz) Quinn. He was a US Army Korean Conflict Veteran, a retired heavy equipment operator with Ohio Operating Engineers Local 18 and a Standard Bred Horse Trainer. Member of the United State Trotting Association and Ohio Operating Engineers Local 18.

Ebbert loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He had a great love of horses and had trained Standard Bred Race Horses since 1949 and for 30+ years at the Croton Fairgrounds.

He is survived by his son: Keith (Tina) Quinn of Mount Vernon, grandchildren: Danielle, Marc, Devin Quinn all of Mount Vernon, 2 great grandchildren; brothers: Johnny Quinn, Jack Quinn all of Greenville; sister: Mary Alice “Bid” Wojciechowski of Spokane, Washington.

Preceded in death by loving wife: Barbara; brother: Paul Quinn; sister Mabel Wojciechowski.

Friends may call Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will be held Saturday 11 a.m. with   officiating. Interment with Military Honors by the Delaware County Veteran Association will follow in the Trenton Cemetery.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

  • Keith so sorry to hear about your dad. I always enjoyed seeing and talking with him at the fair. What a great gentleman he was.

  • Our Dear Friend and teacher Ed has left his mark on our hearts, I have known and worked and been a student of a great gentleman and Horseman Mr. ED.
    for over 30 years.
    He is in my heart as if he were a Brother. Heaven is a richer place as Mr. ed is in the house.
    Our Love, prayers and deepest sympathy are with the family and children.

    Frank & Judy Drake

  • What a wonderful friend & Teacher, Ed left his mark on our heart.
    Heaven is a richer place with Ed in the house.
    Our deepest sympathy & prayers with the family and children.
    Frank & Judy Drake

  • Dear Keith – We are so sorry we can’t be there. They were the first people we visited when we got engaged and they were always welcoming us. Enjoyed all the years he worked for Howard Phillips, Inc. He was a wonderful employee and a great friend. Very sorry for your loss. Gary and Jean Phillips