Kenneth C. De Witt

February 08, 1938 ‒ December 09, 2010

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Kenneth C. De Witt, age 72, of Mount Vernon, died Thursday December 9, 2010 at the Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon. Kenneth was born February 8, 1938 in Knox County to Ashton and Gertrude (Robertson) De Witt. He was a graduate of Mount Vernon High School and spent his lifetime in the Mount Vernon area. Kenneth retired from the quality control department of the American National Can Company in Mount Vernon after 42 years employment.

Kenneth enjoyed gardening, golfing, and building and flying radio controlled aircraft. He was a member of the Licking County Radio Control Club.

Surviving are his wife Diana (Fry) De Witt whom he married April 23, 1959; his daughters and son-in-laws Janice and Craig Sparks of Powell and Loretta and Joseph Redden of Hilliard; and his grandchildren Cassandra Sparks, Nicholas Sparks, and Zachary Redden. Kenneth was preceded in death by his son R. Neil De Witt, brother Hubert De Witt and sisters Martha Ransom and Kathleen De Witt.

Friends may call Monday from 5pm to 7pm at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1pm at the funeral home with Rev. David De Witt officiating. Burial will follow at Mound View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 163549, Columbus, Ohio 43216.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Kenneth C. De Witt.