Samuel C. McCaslin

March 10, 1925 ‒ November 26, 2003

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Samuel C. McCaslin, age 78, of Mount Vernon, died Wednesday November 26, 2003 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus. He was born March 10, 1925 in New York City to Samuel and Dorotha (Shawkey) McCaslin and had been a resident of Mount Vernon since 1987. Mr. McCaslin served in the U S Navy on board the USS Ludlow DD438 and retired after 32 years service both active and reserve. He had also retired from Greyhound Bus Lines with more than 20 years service.

Mr. Ludlow was an active member of Faith Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon since 1988 and had served on the church council, in the church choir and as a greeter. He was a member of American Legion Post 650 in Danville; was a life member of VFW Post 95 in Mount Vernon; was a member of the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association, Non Commissioned Officers Association, Fleet Reserve Association and the National Rifle Association. He was an active member of Thrall Masonic Lodge #170 in Fredericktown; Ann Hill Chapter Order of Eastern Star Chapter 81 in Fredericktown; Clinton Chapter #26 Royal Arch Masons, Kinsman Council #76 Royal and Select Masons and Clinton Commandery #5 Knights Templar all in Mount Vernon.

Surviving are his wife Martha (Leaf) McCaslin; 2 sons William (Toni) McCaslin and Samuel (Jane) McCaslin both of Pittsburgh; 2 daughters Dorotha Bailey of Carey, North Carolina and Ginger (Steve) Carhart of Niceville, Florida; 2 step sons David Nimal of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Clyde Nimal of London, Ohio; 6 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren; his first wife Frances McCaslin of Pittsburgh and a half brother William McCaslin of California.

Funeral services will be Monday at 11 AM at the Faith Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon with Rev. Mark Wildermuth officiating. Friends may call at the church one-hour before the funeral service. Burial with military honors by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be 2 PM Monday at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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