James Michael Monahan
April 06, 1946 ‒ June 01, 2014
Mount Vernon, Ohio
James Michael Monahan, age 68, of Fearn Ave., Mount Vernon, passed away on Saturday, May 31, 2014. He was born on April 6, 1946 in Xenia, Ohio to James Daniel Monahan and Virginia (Williams) Meckstroth. Jim served in the United States Army during Vietnam. He was a lifelong carpenter and enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson in his free time. Known as “Uncle Fun” to many, Jim was always looking forward to a gathering with his family or friends.
He is survived by his mother, his children, Jeff (Nichole) Monahan of Mount Vernon, J.D. (Nicole) Monahan of Loudonville, three grandchildren, Nicholas Monahan, Darrin Michael Monahan and Auston Monahan, a brother, Rick (Diane Meyer) Monahan of Mount Vernon, twin sister, Judy Whetsel of Mount Vernon, step sisters, Peggy Monahan Jackson and Abby Monahan Alford both of Wilmington, Ohio.
Besides his father, he was preceded in death by his step father, Wilson Meckstroth.
Friends may call on Friday, June 6, 2014 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home where military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be held at 6 p.m.
Memorial contributions in Jim’s name may be made to the Knox County dog pound.
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of James Michael Monahan.