James W. DeHaven
January 30, 1949 ‒ February 16, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
James W. DeHaven, age 70, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 30, 1949 in Lodi, Ohio the son of Cecil and Onalee (Kemp) DeHaven. James proudly served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1983 in Germany before retiring from the Army National Guard after serving from 1983 to 1991. He also retired in 2012 from United Precast Inc. in Mount Vernon.
James was an avid fan of The Ohio State University Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns. He enjoyed fishing, golfing and taking care of his yard. James was a loving and devoted husband and father who will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Marion (Hofmann) DeHaven whom he married on April 4, 1986; a son, Denny DeHaven of Columbus; two brothers, Michael (Barbara) DeHaven of Mount Vernon, Ed (Sharon) DeHaven of Howard and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Richard DeHaven.
The family will observe private services at a later date. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of James W. DeHaven
Memorial contributions in James’s name may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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