December 14, 1941 ‒ April 19, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Nicholas “Nick” DePolo, age 74, of Mount Vernon died Tuesday April 19, 2016 at his home surrounded by his family. Nick was born December 14, 1941 in Mount Vernon to Carl Joseph DePolo and Nina (Arrington) DePolo Llewellyn. Nick attended Mount Vernon High School and served in the United States Army. He owned and operated Nationwide Insurance Agencies in Fredericktown and Mount Vernon for 34 years and recently was an agent with his son’s Allstate Insurance Agency in Mount Vernon.
Nick was a member of the Mount Vernon Elks Lodge and was a former member and past president of the Old Homestead Club in Mount Vernon.
Nick was a “people person” always helping out friends. He enjoyed his morning coffee group and swapping “war stories” with his buddies over lunch. However what he enjoyed the most was being a grandpa and spending time with the grandkids.
Surviving are his wife of almost 48 years Peggy (Collins) DePolo, his son Jay (Lindsey) DePolo: grandchildren, Megan Randall, Derrick DePolo and Ashlynn Brokaw; several great grandchildren; brothers Joseph “Joe” (Kim) DePolo of Marion and Phillip (Jan) DePolo of Mason and his sister Cheryl Butler of Mount Vernon. Besides his parents, Nick was preceded in death by his son Mark Edward DePolo, stepfather George Llewellyn, his brothers Antonio “Tony” DePolo and David Llewellyn.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1PM to 3PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Private burial will be in Mound View Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
To leave an online condolence or share a memory of Nick DePolo, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.
The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored, to have been chosen, to serve the family of Nicholas “Nick” DePolo.