Ivan E. Mossholder

May 27, 1924 ‒ March 29, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Ivan E. Mossholder, age 84, of Mount Vernon, died Sunday March 29, 2009 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon. Ivan was born May 27, 1924 in Mount Vernon to Park and Miriam (Boals) Mossholder and had spent his lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. He was retired from Cooper Energy Services in Mount Vernon where he had been employed as a millwright for 44 years. Ivan served with the United States Army in the Pacific during World War Two.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, Disciples of Christ on Vine Street in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are his daughters Carol (David) Vernon of Mount Vernon and Janice Mossholder of Somerville, Mass.; 2 grandchildren Tara Howard and Adrian Vernon; 2 great grandsons Noah Smith and Zachary Dementry; and his sister Kathryn Tharp of Mount Vernon. Besides his parents, Ivan was preceded in death by his wife Virginia (Ferguson) Mossholder a sister Louise Mossholder and a brother Robert Mossholder.

Graveside services with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be 11am Wednesday April 1, 2009 at Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Ohio Eastern Star Home, 1451 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Ivan E. Mossholder.