Jerry D. Franz
August 18, 1944 ‒ December 10, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Jerry D. Franz, age 72, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Country Court Care Center in Mount Vernon. He was born on August 18, 1944 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the son of Dean and Mary (Robinson) Franz Hostetler. Jerry served in the United States Army and retired from Jervis B. Webb Company in Mount Vernon.
Jerry was an avid car enthusiast. He and his wife Deloris spent many weekends traveling to car shows all over the eastern United States. Jerry proudly showed his 1992 Chevrolet Camaro RS and 2010 Chevrolet Camaro RS. He was a member of the International Show Car Association.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 51 years, Deloris (Johnson) Franz; a son, Stacy (Kelly) Franz of Mount Vernon; a sister, Joyce Louise (Lewie) Ferguson of Zanesville and a step-sister, Dee Dee (Hank) Antill of Mount Vernon.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his step-father, Dennis Hostetler.
Per Jerry’s wishes there will be no services. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Jerry D. Franz.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com