Floyd Edward Antill

June 15, 1930 ‒ September 28, 2015

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Floyd Edward Antill, age 85, of Mount Vernon passed away on Monday September 28, 2015.

He was born on June 15, 1930 in Mount Vernon to the late Raymond and Helen (Drumm) Antill. Floyd was employed as a glass cutter for Pittsburgh Plate Glass from which he retired after 30 years of service. He was later the custodian at the Salvation Army. Floyd was a member of the Salvation Army Church and was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951-1953.

He is survived by his daughter Nancy (Gregory) Amoroso of Mount Vernon; two sons, David (Jean) Antill of West Nyak, NY, James (Linda) Antill of Irmo, SC; thirteen grandchildren; twenty two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Henry (Deedee) Antill of Mount Vernon, Eldon Antill of Perrysville; and his sister Marie Collins of Mount Vernon.

Besides his parents, Floyd was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years Phyllis Antill; five brothers, Ernest, Ralph, William, Stanley and Paul Antill; and his sister Wilda Vance.

Friends may call on Thursday from 5-7 PM at the Salvation Army Church. A service will be held on Friday, at the church, beginning at 11AM with Lieutenants Brandon and Adriana Gonzalez-Cottrell officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or the Salvation Army Church, 206 E. Ohio Ave. Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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  • Our deepest Sympathy and Love to you Jim, Linda and each member of your family in the passing of your Father .

  • Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this tough time. Remember that God will supply all you need according to His riches in glory.

  • My thoughts of you Nancy, Jim, and Dave and all the family. Your dad & mom made Mt. Vernon a special place in our family’s heart. Mt. Vernon will not be the same place to visit without them. Love you all. Lorraine (Mrs. M.)

  • Prayers for the family!
    Floyd was a great man, wonderful grandpa who never missed a game or event if he could help it. He will always be remembered with fond memories.
    God bring peace and comfort to you all

  • I remember going to church every Sunday and he’d sit in front of my grandma and I. He would always do little things to make me laugh in the middle of the sermon and make my grandma give me the look. I’m so sad to hear of his passing. Thoughts and prayers to all his family.

  • may God give you peace & comfort in a time when we are at a loss thinking of the future without your loved one. May your Memories will give you smiles.

  • May the Lord comfort you and your family and grant you the fortitude to bear the lost. It is well!

  • Nancy, my deepest sympathy to you and your family on the passing of “Bobe”. He was indeed a good guy who worked hard and had strong faith in God. His battle is done, and his soul is at peace in the arms of our Lord. May God shine His blessings on you all and give you peace and comfort during this time.

    I am out of town this week so I am not able to attend calling hours or services. Sending you hugs.

  • I feel the love. I see us all together at Hank and Deedee’s. I can see Floyd’s wide warm smile as he laughed because Ralph was teasing me again. Thanks Floyd for all the love you’ve let flow through you allowing God to move us closer to Him and to one another because you were so willing to serve. God bless you Floyd and move into eternity knowing that you are in our hearts forever. My love and prayers to all of you. Namaskar

  • So very sorry, Namcy, Dave and Jim , and your families, with your great loss. Please accept our sincere condolences. We will keep you all in our prayers. Don & Carrie Piar

  • So very sorry, Nancy, Dave and Jim , and your families, with your great loss. Please accept our sincere condolences. We will keep you all in our prayers. Don & Carrie Piar

  • Very sorry for your loss. We are sending our thoughts and prayers and deepest sympathies….
    Much love,
    Lori (Corwin) Eberling and family
    Brent & Kathy Corwin and family

  • My condolences to all the family. Floyd, Phyllis, Dave, Jim, and Nancy were great neighbors for many years. They were also good friends to my parents. My prayers go to you all.

  • For Dave, Nancy and Jim – very sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. A true gentleman and a great guy. My mother thought the world of your parents. My father worked with your dad for many years at PPG and always spoke well of him. May God be with you and give you comfort in the days and weeks ahead.