William L. Moran Jr.

February 25, 1933 ‒ November 14, 2016

Mount Vernon, Ohio

William L. “Bill” Moran Jr., age 83, of Mount Vernon passed away on Monday, November 14, 2016 at the Knox Community Hospital.

He was born on February 25, 1933 in Newark, Ohio to the late William and Nellie (Gordon) Moran Sr. Bill was employed as a truck driver for Goss Landscaping in Granville. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post #4027 Mount Vernon and was a veteran serving in the United States Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, of over 42 years, Velma (Blakely) Moran; three sons, William (Elizabeth) Moran III, Steven (Sharon) Moran, Thomas Ward; three daughters, Kim (Mike) Laughlin, Nancy (Greg) Smith, Jackie (Eddy) Evans; seven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; two sisters, Wanda (Joseph) Pinell and Sharon (Ron) Burson; and several nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Bill’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or funeral services. The family will observe a private graveside service at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

To send the family a condolence online visit: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of William L. “Bill” Moran Jr.

  • I’m so sorry for the loss to your family. I remember Bill well from many years ago. He was always kind to me. He and your family are in my prayers.

  • Sally, I am sorry to see that your husband passed away. Been a long time dince i have seenyou. Take care of your self. Love you

  • I am so very sorry Nancy and Jackie for your loss.

    Also for your mothers loss. I am keeping all of you in my prayers. Please Dear Lord be with Bill`s Family and Friends in this most difficult time. Lift them up with your lovng arms wrapped around them.Let them know that Bill isnt suffering any more. In your precious Holy name Amen!