George W. Edick

February 05, 1918 ‒ May 18, 2013

Mount Vernon, Ohio

George W. Edick, age 95, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Emeritus at HillenVale.

He was born on February 5, 1918 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late George and Julia (Baumgarten) Edick Sr. George was a 1936 graduate of Cleveland East High School and was a 1940 Graduate of Case Western Reserve University, BSME. George was employed as an Engineering Sales and Service Manager for Cooper Energy Service, in Mount Vernon, from which he retired with over 34 years of service.

He was a former member of the YMCA Board of Director’s, served on the board of the Mount Vernon Salvation Army for over 30 years, member of Kiwanis Club, Mount Vernon Chamber of Commerce, Mount Vernon City Board of Education (Past President), Joint Vocational School Board, Exchange Club (Past President), Knox County Historical Society, the Empire Area Historical Society in Michigan and the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Vernon.

George was a Veteran serving in the United States Army, 311 Field Artillery, 79th Infantry Division from 1941-1946. He Retired from the Army Reserves in 1953 as a Major.

He is survived by two sons, Geoffrey Edick of Glenmoore, PA, Dr. James L. Edick of Mount Vernon; four daughters, Judith Budd of Madras, OR, Jane Britt of Pijancker, Netherlands, Mary Ellen Hargrove of Medina, Martha DeLong of Auckland, New Zealand; fifteen grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

George was preceded in death by his wife Nancy (Budd) Edick and his sisters Ruth Hann, and Hope Edick.

A memorial service will be Friday July 12, 2013 at 11:30 AM at the First Presbyterian Church, 102 North Gay Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 with Rev. Jonathan Fettig officiating. The family will receive friends in the church parlor following the memorial service. Burial with Military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of George W. Edick.

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Memorial contributions, in George’s name, may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 102 North Gay Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or an organization of your choosing.