John D. “Butch” Doup

November 29, 1936 ‒ January 06, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

John D. “Butch” Doup, 83, of Mount Vernon peacefully passed away on Monday morning, January 6, 2020 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home in Mount Vernon surrounded by his family.  He was born on November 29, 1936 in Mount Vernon to the late George and Florence (Fletcher) Doup.

Butch was a hobby farmer in the Amity area. He enjoyed deer and raccoon hunting, fishing, the Ohio State Buckeyes, the Cleveland Browns, but most of all Butch loved to spend time with his family and friends. Butch worked for over 50 years for Continental Can and John Decosky Chevrolet

Butch is survived by his children, Debra (Mike) Bailey of Grand Rapids, Doug (Joyce) Doup of Mount Vernon and Mike (Tina) Doup of Mount Vernon; 5 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; and a sister, Georgene Ogle of Fredericktown; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Butch was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Lou Doup in 2004; sisters, Nancy Doup and Mary Tanner; and brothers, Chick and Cooney Doup.

The family will receive friends from 5- 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020 with Pastor Ruth Douglas officiating.  Burial will follow in Amity Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family request in honor of Butch, that you pass on random acts of kindness.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice, 112 Harcourt Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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  • We are so sorry for the loss of Butch. He will be missed by so many, he treated everyone he met like family and always had a smile on his face. We have shared so many great memories with him over the course of time and cherish everyone of them. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family in this difficult time.

  • Dear Doug, Joyce, Georgene, and All of Butch’s Family, We are saddened to read about Butch’s passing. He is once again with Mary Lou and his brothers, but he will be missed here on earth. We are sending you all, our deepest sympathy and friendship. May your fond memories sustain you through this loss. Sincerely, Susie and Dick Huggins/Fredericktown

  • My deepest sympathy to each of you . We are never ready to give them up. Many fond memories with our families outing. Hugs. Vivian Hill

  • Love and thoughts to you all. Death leaves a pain you cannot heal love leaves a memory no one can steal

  • Have many fond memories of Butch. Shared a beer or two over a ballgame in the barn. You will be missed!

  • From my entire family to your entire family-We are so very sorry for your loss. Butch will always be remembered fondly. Our sincerest condolences are with you. Thoughts, Love and prayers, Dianne Bennett & family.

  • Dear family, I’m so very sorry to hear of Butch passing. We always called him Uncle Butch because of his close friendship with Dad and mom. We had a lot of fun with him and Mary Lou when us kids were growing up, coon hunting, rabbit hunting, cards, loved them both to pieces, May God Bless everyone and know he’s in a better place, finally with Mary Lou, family and friends, love to all, Wendy (Henwood ) Wagner

  • Mike, Tina, Delaney and Doup Family,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your father. What great memories you all must have! You have been in my daily thoughts and I have been praying over you all!
    Love you,
    Mary Davis

  • From Buddy Hagans and daughter Susan and Craig Payne,
    We are so sorry with Butchs passing. Sending our deepest sympathies and remembering all the good times and laughter.

  • It won’t be the same not seeing you and Cooney greeting everyone that walks into the Moose. You two always had a smile and a big hug for us kids! We just know grandpa Henwood and the boys have you out huntin in heaven now! Rest In Peace Butch and say hello to papa for us! Love ya! – Hollie, Heidi and Brad Henwood

  • Doug, Debbie, Mike and Doup family. So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. As children we had lots of fun on the farm when my mom, Carrie Lee, would bring us out. Our prayers are with you all.