Harlan W. Updike
April 17, 1945 ‒ September 06, 2016
Harlan W. Updike, age 71, of Fredericktown, OH, passed away on Tuesday, September 06, 2016 at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, OH. He was born on April 17, 1945 in Mount Vernon, OH, to the late Dean and Iris (Zolman) Updike.
Harlan’s life revolved around Drag Racing and spent the majority of his time committed to it. He was a long time club member of Pacemakers, and spend many hours out there perfecting his craft. Cars were his love and he loved going to car shows throughout the country. He enjoyed working on old cars and tinkering with hot rods.
He is survived by his son, Joe (Andi) Updike; and grandson, Alex Updike.
Besides his parents, Harlan is preceded in death by his former wife, Peggy Updike.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, September 12, 2016 from 10 am until 11 am at the Snyder Funeral Home; 33 East College Street, Fredericktown, OH 43019. A committal service will follow at Rich Hill Cemetery in Centerburg, OH.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County; 17700 Coshocton Ave. Mount Vernon, OH, 43050.
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The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Harlan W. Updike.