Marvin Phil Heaton
August 14, 1932 ‒ February 20, 2021
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Marvin Phil Heaton, 88, of Mount Vernon passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on August 14, 1932 in Geneva to the late Marvin A. and Evelyn G. (Bogan) Heaton.
Marvin retired from Continental Can and after retirement he worked for the Ohio Eastern Star Home and the Knox County Learning Center. When his children were going through 4-H, he enjoyed helping with their horse projects. Marvin honorably served his country in the Air Force during the Korean War. He always enjoyed putting a smile on your face, but most of all he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Marvin is survived by his loving wife of over 64 years, Jeanne Ann (Nagel) Heaton; children, June (Ken) Suain, Debbie (Mike) White, Beverly (Steve) Dexter and Brian Heaton; grandchildren, Mabel, Kevin, Ann, Steph, Allyson, Jacklyn, and Jake; 12 great grandchildren; sisters, Barbara Gildersleeve and Donna Isenberg; brother, Larry Heaton; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Marvin was preceded in death by a daughter, Jackie Sue; grandson, Devin Lee Keegan; sisters, Pauline Phillips, and Patty Laymon; brothers-in-law, Dick Phillips, Wendell Laymon and Ron Isenberg; and a sister-in-law, Kay Heaton.
The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. until the time of a funeral service at 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with Military Honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council. Face masks will be required, and social distancing will be observed.
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