John H. Dillard

November 11, 1921 ‒ January 08, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

John H. Dillard, age 98, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at Country Court Care Center in Mount Vernon.  He was born on November 11, 1921 in Middleport, Ohio the son of John F. and Irma (Hulbert) Dillard.  John proudly served in the United States Air Force during World War II.  Upon his honorable discharge in 1946, John spent the next 24 years working as an independent contractor for the United States Government where he created three weapon patents for the United States Navy.

He is survived by his sister Charlene Stoltenhoff of North Carolina and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Lenore (Icenhower) Dillard; one brother and five sisters.

A graveside service with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be held on Friday, January 10, 2020 beginning at 2 p.m. in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.  Pastor Marvin Haught will be officiating.

Memorial contributions in John’s name may be made to your local Honor Flight.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of John H. Dillard.