Richard C. Jensen Sr.

December 28, 1934 ‒ July 06, 2012

Howard, Ohio

Richard C. Jensen Sr., age 77, of Howard, died Friday July 6, 2012 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. Richard was born December 28, 1934 in Franklin County to Bert and Marjorie (Yokum) Jensen and had been a resident of Knox County since 1999.

Richard had been employed as a surveyor.

Surviving are his children Richard C. “Rick”( Kathy Tucker) Jensen Jr. of Howard, Randy (Suzi) Jensen of Baltimore, Ohio and Sheryl Jensen of Howard; grandchildren Corey (Amber) Jensen, Timothy (Lindsey) Jensen, Ryan Jensen and Brandon Jensen; great grandchildren Alec Johnson, Ava Jensen, Kasen Jensen, William Jensen and Kelsey Jensen; and his brother Gary (Susan) Jensen of Columbus. Besides his parents Richard was preceded in death by his wife Shirley Jensen.

Friends may call Monday July 9, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30PM at the funeral home and burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery in Johnstown.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Central Ohio Diabetes Association, 1100 Dennison Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43201.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Richard C. Jensen Sr.