James Linden Squires

June 25, 1944 ‒ September 12, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

James Linden Squires, 74, of Mount Vernon passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday afternoon, September 12, 2018 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on June 25, 1944 in Mount Vernon to the late James W. Squires and Helen R. (Seavolt) Squires Horn.

Jim loved animals, OSU, having fun, telling jokes and most of all a big homemade meal.  His contagious laugh will be missed by all who loved him.

Jim is survived by his brothers, Harry (Maxine) Squires of Fredericktown and Earl Squires Sr. of Clearwater, FL; nephew, Earl Jr.; niece, Theresa; longtime friend, Julie; and his caregivers and friends at Concepts of Community Living.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m.  to 11 a.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon. A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. in Mound View Cemetery with Pastor Ken Springer officiating.

To share a memory or send the family an expression of sympathy visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of James Linden Squires.


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  • So sorry for your loss….Jim was such a great person! He will be missed! He loved his homemade dinners! with dessert….lol!

      • I am the niece There’s Squires who lives in New Port Richey FL with my father and brother Earl Sr and Jr it was really unexpected for us though dad gut told him it would not be long we are really sad over our loss but the beautiful happy funny moments we shared will last a life time I would like to apply I’ve to all that there is not way we can make it my father Earl Sr health is not all that good either and I will not leave him but I want u all to know we love u all very much and bless all that does attend in his loving memory God bless u all love Theresa Squires

    • Just a funny memory of my silly brother he made a couple trips down to visit and both times wanted to go to Walt Disney and the one time we put him on a bus to go and when we went to pick him up he got off the bus wearing these big Mickey mouse ears hat he looked so goofy but that was my brother laughing games and big jokester and the second time he also took a bus but he did not get off the bus and ended back up by Walt Disney world where they park thier buses and we ended up having to drive up to pick him up going to miss him alot but will always cherish the good times shared god bless u all that attend sorry could not make it he is loved by alot of people and will be greatly missed love always Earl Sr

  • He will be missed. Jim and I enjoyed his visits when our daughter, Joanna brought him to see us. He was very polite always. Joanna said he was easy to take care of too. May he be sitting with Jesus by his side.

  • Dear Harry and Max, So sorry to read about the passing of Harry’s brother. We are sending you our deepest sympathy. May it help to know that you have friends who care. Sincerely, Susan and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • Max and Harry we are so sorry for your loss. We didn’t know Jim but it sounds like he was a really nice guy. Prayers to your family.