Jeffrey Loren Zolman
September 08, 1947 ‒ July 19, 2008
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Jeffrey Loren Zolman, age 60, of Mount Vernon, loving husband, father and grandfather, always devoted to his family went home to spend eternity with his Lord and Savior early Saturday morning, July 19, 2008 at the Knox Community Hospital.
He was born September 8, 1947 in Coshocton, Ohio to the late Charles Zolman and Gladys (Wood) Crown. A graduate of Mount Vernon High School, he spent most of his life in the Knox County area. Mr. Zolman was retired after 30 years of employment as a Production Foreman for CSX Railroad in the Engineering Department.
Mr. Zolman was a member of the Faith Baptist Church and a U.S. Army Veteran where he served in Vietnam. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, One overseas Service Bar, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Badge 81mm Mortar, Marksman Badge, 45 Cal. Pistol, and Sharp Shooter Badge M-14. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his wife Judith (Jessup) Zolman, whom he married August 16, 1970. Also surviving are daughters Courtney (Brent) Walters of South Point, Ohio, Paige Zolman of Columbus, Ohio; a son Jordan Zolman of Mount Vernon; three grandchildren, who were the love of his life, Zane Tucker Walters, 5; Jaycie Lynn Walters, 3; newborn Reece Jeffrey Walters; three brothers Charles Zolman of Gallion, Dennis (Sharon) Zolman of Mount Vernon and David Zolman of Fredericktown and a step brother, Ric (Rebecca) Crown of South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles Glenn Zolman and Gladys Crown and step-father Melvin Crown.
The family will be welcoming friends on Tuesday, July 22, 2008 from 5-7 PM at the Faith Baptist Church, 8764 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, at the Church, beginning at 11AM with Pastor Robert Bolds officiating. Burial, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will follow in St. Johns Cemetery. The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Zolman Family.
This obituary and online condolences can be accessed at: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
Memorial contributions can be made to the family and left at the Church.
“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His Saints.” Psalm 116:15