Thomas S. “Si” O’Quinn
July 18, 1941 ‒ January 10, 2016
Thomas S. “Si” O’Quinn, age 74 of Johnstown, passed away Sunday evening January 10, 2016 at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born on July 18, 1941 in Venia, VA to the late Thomas and Hattie (Hess) O’Quinn. He was a retired farmer and printer with Robin Enterprises of Westerville. He was a member of New Direction Church, Sparrow Lodge No. 400 F&AM of which he was a Past Master and a 50 year member, George Lewis Behrens Chapter No. 504 OES, Big Walnut Historical Society, Harlem Township Heritage and Master Printers of America.
Si enjoyed turning wood into items on his lathe and growing vegetables and sweet corn in his garden.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years: Lynda (Cook) O’Quinn and they were married September 4, 1959 near Johnstown, daughters: Robin (Steve) Hougham of Manhattan, KS, Rebecca (Dennis) Hawkey of Avon, IN, Deedra (Scott) Gillespie of Johnstown; 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; sisters: Doris (William) Fisher of Medina, Phillis (Leonard) McGee of Sunbury.
Preceded in death by brothers: Glenn, Thurmond, Ellis O’Quinn.
Friends may call one hour prior to the 7 p.m. Memorial Service Thursday January 14, 2016 at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury with Pastor Roger Neibarger officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Harlem Township Heritage, 3883 S State Route 605, Galena, Ohio 43021; Big Walnut Historical Society, PO Box 362, Sunbury, Ohio 43074 or Mount Carmel Hospice, 793 W. State Street, Columbus, Ohio 43222 .
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the O’Quinn Family and condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.