H. Dennis “Denny” Haldeman

October 21, 1948 ‒ August 31, 2021

Mount Vernon, Ohio

H. Dennis “Denny” Haldeman, age 72, of Mount Vernon, died Tuesday August 31, 2021 at the Ohio State University, Wexner Medical Center, Ross Heart Hospital in Columbus. He was born October 21, 1948 in Mount Vernon to Clarence and Nedria E. (Sowards) Haldeman. He graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1966 and entered into the United States Army in November of 1966.

Denny had managed Mount Vernon Bottled Gas and Millstone Home Appliance Center in Mount Vernon for many years. He was active with the Mount Vernon Baseball Association serving as a coach in Little League and Babe Ruth baseball. He was a member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge, VFW Post 4027, Disabled American Veterans and the Valley Billiards League. Denny was a veteran of Vietnam and suffered service-connected injuries and the effects of agent orange since his discharge in 1968.

Denny will be missed by his family, wife of 52 years Lynette Haldeman; his son and daughter-in-law Eric and Kerry Haldeman; 2 grandchildren Victoria Anderson, and Tyler Haldeman; 2 great grandchildren Waylon Haldeman and Greyson Anderson; his sister and brother-in-law Jan (Beryl) Lybarger; and his brothers Clarence “Ed”  Haldeman Jr. and Vinton Lewis Haldeman and his Valley Billiards Family. Denny was preceded in death by his parents, a great grandson Sawyer Kenny Anderson, his best friend Dann Beaver, and canine companion Kasey.

Friends may call Tuesday September 7, 2021 from 5PM to 7PM at the Snyder Funeral Home- Lasater Chapel 11337 Upper Gilchrist Road, Mount Vernon where funeral services will be Wednesday at 2PM with Celebrant Dave Roberts officiating. Burial with military honors by the U S Army and the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

If desired, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans or the Chalmers P. Wylie Veteran Hospital in Columbus.

To view this obituary or leave the family an online condolence, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

The Snyder Funeral Homes are honored, to have been chosen, to serve the family of H. Dennis “Denny” Haldeman.


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  • Lynette, Eric and all family members, prayers for you as you grieve this wonderful man. He was a dear friend and I will miss him. RIP Denny.

  • Dear Lynette, Eric,Kerry & extenden family,
    May god give you comfort, love as you grieve during these trying times. I am just at a loss of words but as lord knows how many people denny has touched over the years, including myself, such a ” Super Guy, Friend#, im just glad that i had the “Privilege” to know denny as well as his beautiful family.
    Mike & Brenda Pruitt

  • Lynette and family,
    We are so sad to learn of Denny’s passing. What a sweet, kind (and fun:) man!! The world will be a lesser place without him in it! We hold you in our hearts and prayers!! With all our love and sadness.

  • Lynette, Eric and Kerry,
    May God be with you all during this time. You are all in our prayers. We are here if you need anything at all.

  • Lynette & Eric, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband and father. Denny was a good friend and a good man. He will be missed by so many. He was a proud Vietnam Vietnam and served his Country well with honor. 🇺🇸

  • Lynette, Eric and family.
    We are sadden to hear of Denny’s passing. Prayers to the family.

  • Lynette and Eric,
    Wishing you peace to bring you comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.
    With all my love,

  • I am so sorry to hear of Denny’s passing. He was a classmate in our MVHS class of ’66. May you be comforted by knowing others care and are praying for you.

  • Lynette:
    So sorry to hear of Denny’s passing. He was always fun to talk to and joke with.
    My prayers and Love to you and your family.


  • We are so sorry to hear of Denny’s passing our hearts & prayers are with you and family🙏❤️

  • Lynette & Family –
    We were very sorry and shocked to hear that Denny had passed away.
    He was such a steady guy who was always committed to his family & business.
    He will be missed by all of his personal & business friends.
    You have our deepest sympathy for your loss.
    John & Liz Simcox

  • I have no words and my heart goes out to the family. Denny was one of my most favorite people and I have such fond memories of him. My friendship with Denny will forever be in my heart, along with the family. May God wrap his arms around you all during this most difficult time. Love you.

  • Lynette, Eric and extended family,

    We are beyond sorry for your loss and are sending many thoughts and prayers in your direction at this difficult time. I have many fond memories of spending time with Denny and all of you while growing up. I’m glad that I’ve recently had a few opportunities to reconnect with Denny on the cycle trips. He was always a good, kind man and he will be missed.

    Thoughts and prayers – Joe Ketter (and family)

  • I knew Denny as the younger brother of Vince “Sonny” Haldeman. I also knew him though Mount Vernon Bottled Gas and buying refrigerators and freezers from the Millstone Home Appliance. He was always a pleasant young boy and man and great to do business with. I am so sorry for the loss his family and friends are experiencing at this time.

  • I am so very sorry to here of this. Denny was such a wonderful man and someone I looked up too. Prayers for all of his family and friends. RIP and God’s speed Denny Haldeman.

  • We are so very sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time! Please know that you are all cared for and if you need anything have friends who are willing to help!

  • We are very sorry for your loss. He will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Hi, Lynette! I am so very sorry for your loss. Denny was a great man and loved by many. Sending condolences and hugs! Find comfort and peace in all the memories.

  • Sending our thoughts and prayers. Denny will be missed by many. May God bring you all peace & comfort.

  • “When their wings are ready, our hearts never are “. God Bless during this difficult time. I will always remember Denny being such a gentleman in high school and all of his life.

  • Lynette and family – We just heard about Denny’s death Friday night. We were so shocked and saddened to hear of Denny’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Bill and Marsha Ernst

  • I know words are not enough in these heart breaking times but our prayers and love go out to you(Kerry), Eric, and Lynette.

  • Lynette, Eric and family,
    I can’t express my feelings for the loss of Denny.
    I have so many wonderful memories of working associating with him.
    God bless you all.

  • Lynette, So sorry to hear about Denny’s passing, He was always such a good friend. He will be missed by many, You are in my prayers

  • Lynette, Eric and family. May God Bless You All at this difficult time. Denny will be greatly missed. May you look to God for comfort and peace>

  • To the Haldeman family.
    As a customer to H&H Sales Company, Huntertown, IN. we are extending our deepest condolences to you on Denny’s passing. He was a good man and I know he will be missed. We enjoyed doing business with him over the years. God’s Blessing to all of you.
    John L. Hawkins, CEO
    H&H Sales Co Inc.