Robert C. Veatch

March 11, 1937 ‒ December 18, 2012

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Robert C. Veatch, age 75, of Mount Vernon died on Tuesday evening, December 18, 2012 at Riverside Methodist Hospital from injuries he received in a fall on December 5, 2012. He was born on March 11, 1937 in Knox County, son of the late Russell H. and Lena (Bebout) Veatch.

Robert worked in the Ink Room at the former Continental Can Company in Mount Vernon and helped Jim Gray in his concrete business. He served over 20 years in the Ohio National Guard and he was member of the Colonial City Moose, Lodge #2555 in Mount Vernon.

Robert is survived by his sister, Jean Cline of Howard and nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Robert was preceded in death by infant twin brothers, Ray and Clay; and a sister, Marjorie.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5pm to 6pm at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon where a memorial service will follow at 6pm. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery near Gambier.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Robert C. Veatch.