James Ansel

May 23, 1951 ‒ September 07, 2019

Mount Vernon, Ohio

James Ansel, age 68, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Whispering Hills Care Center in Mount Vernon. He was born on May 23, 1951 in Columbus, Ohio the son of Russell and Ollie (Woods) Ansel.  James served in the United States Navy.

He is survived by brothers, Robert (Sheila) Ansel, Lonnie Ansel, Robert Yocum and Kevin Yocum, a sister, Frances Snider all of Mount Vernon and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Lease.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.  Military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow at 1 p.m.  A private burial will take place in Mound View Cemetery.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of James Ansel.

  • Jimmy will be missed by alot of people. I will miss his joked and his laughter. Prayers goes out to his family. They will be lifted high. Fly with the angels dear friend.

  • Dear Robbie, our deepest sympathy on the loss of your brother 😢 May God give you the strength you need to get through 🙏 Remember that life is not forever, but love is. Jimmy will live on in our memories and in our hearts forever ❤️
    Love James Turner & Millie

  • Jimmy you will always be in my heart
    So many Memories we made over the years
    Together , Your Smile would light up a room you always looked at Everything in a positive way always had a joke to lighten the mood
    I Will Truly Miss You
    Until We Meet Again
    Fly High My Friend
    Love You Always
    Jimmy a.k.a Jimmy Cricket

  • Im so very sorry to the family of this great guy! Jimmy was a really good person and I am going to miss him !! He could always find a way to make you laugh! Haha that was funny huh? Goodbye jimmy!! Rip and say hi to my momma

  • Jimmy was always the person who could make someone laugh on good and bad days. I knew he would continue his fight and decide on his terms when his time on earth was over. Jimmy will be missed by all who knew him.

  • I still remember the first time I met Jimmy in 2016..we had talked about my daughter who had passed the year b4..he always had a way to make u smile..you will be missed so much !! Rest in peace Jimmy!

  • Love to all of Jimmy’s siblings…….I remember when we all lived at the Knox County Children’s Home back in the 60’s. I remember you all. Sending thoughts to all of you in this time of Jimmy’s passing.

    Kathy Wolford McKinley