Wayne C. Balcom
July 07, 1927 ‒ April 28, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Wayne C. Balcom, age 88, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on July 7, 1927 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the son of Thomas C. and Lottie O. (Spearman) Balcom. Wayne served in the United States Army during the Korean War and retired in 1985 after 37 years of employment with Columbia Gas. He was a member of the Joe Cocanour Post #500 American Legion, Wayne Grange, Kokosing Valley Antique Tractor Club and Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church.
Wayne is survived by his wife of 65 years, Esther (Spearman) Balcom, his children, Cathy (David) Morey of Mount Vernon, Patricia (Jeff) Wells of Mount Vernon, Connie (Jim) Boeshart of Howard and Wendell (Nora) Balcom of Danville, six grandchildren, Caty (Bill) Stewart, Joshua (Kristen) Morey, Heather (Tim) Arnold, Stacy (Jamie) Ward, Whitney Balcom and Devon Balcom, four great grandchildren, Cami Stewart, Madelynn Morey, Jaxon Arnold and Briar Ward.
Besides his parents Wayne was preceded in death by a brother, Leroy Balcom and two sisters, Greta Wise and Clementine Litzenberg.
Friends may call on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. Pastor Thom Fowler will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Liberty Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Wayne’s name may be made to the Liberty Chapel United Methodist Church.
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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Wayne C. Balcom.