Johnathan Daubenspeck

March 29, 1988 ‒ September 29, 2007

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Johnathan Roy Daubenspeck, age 19, of 115 E. Sugar Street, Mount Vernon, died as the result of a one-vehicle car accident on Saturday September 29, 2007. He was born on March 29, 1988 at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark, Ohio to Roy Daubenspeck and Sandy Daubenspeck both of Mount Vernon. He had lived his whole life in the Mount Vernon area and graduated in 2006 from Mount Vernon High School. He participated in 4-H for eight years, Little League baseball, soccer and basketball. He was a member of the Amateur Trap-Shooting Association and ranked 2nd in the State Competition, qualifying him for Nationals. He was an extremely kind person and will be deeply missed by all of those whose life he touched.

John always took advantage of everything that life had to offer. He loved to be with his friends every chance he could. He was an avid outdoorsman and would go hunting or fishing any chance he was given. John loved to go snowboarding or play guitar and was always ready to lend a hand wherever one was needed. Most importantly, he loved working with his hands doing masonry alongside his father.

All of those he affected during his short life will think of him everyday and honor his memories. He will always hold a special place in the hearts of his family and friends.

Besides his parents he is survived by three sisters, Sarah Lynne, Elizabeth Jane and Amanda Rose Daubenspeck, maternal grandparents, Richard and Janet Hall, paternal grandparents, Marilyn Daubenspeck and Gary and Betty Daubenspeck, aunts and uncles, Rick and Lora Hall, Brenda and Phil Dilts, Alan and Rhonda Daubenspeck, Sue and Mitru Daubenspeck, Doug and Brandi Daubenspeck and cousins, Peter Vernon, Jenny, Hannah and Katie Dilts, Megan and Kasey Hayes, Brittany and Sam Daubenspeck, Ashley Holly, Brandon Holly and D.J. Daubenspeck.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother Arlene Hall and an aunt Debra Hall-Hayes.

Friends may call on Tuesday from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 AM. Pastor Jerry Morgan and Rev. Dan Whisner will be officiating. Burial will follow in Morris Chapel Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice and can be left at the funeral home.

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