William L. Straight

September 20, 1941 ‒ March 04, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

William L. Straight, age 76, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 20, 1941 in Atwood, Ohio the son of William H. and Mildred (Lancaster) Straight. Bill retired in 1994 after 31 years of employment as a road supervisor for Clinton Township.

Bill was a member of Colonial City Moose Lodge #2555. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing and hunting, but most important to him was the quality time he spent with his loving family.

Bill is survived by his wife Carlyn (Fuller) Straight whom he married on December 11, 1964; his children, Sue Cutler of Madison, Wisconsin, Steven (Robin) Straight of Morrison, Colorado and Sandy (Ed) Lancaster of New Martinsville, West Virginia; nine grandchildren, Randy (Ashley Ruby) Mitchell, Nathen (Nikki Jordan) Mitchell, Sidney (Justin Clarke) Mitchell, Sarah Cutler, Kristy (Jon) Hernandez, Michael Cutler, Carter Straight, Seth (Sara Semerar) Pay and Hayden Lancaster; twelve great grandchildren; a brother, Carl (Sally) Straight of Mount Vernon; two sisters, Nancy Peak of New Castle, Pennsylvania and Theresa (Donald) Ridenour of Mount Vernon.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Gary Straight and David Straight; three sisters, Maxine Kromoff, Mary Blair and Nina Knox.

In following with William’s wishes the family will observe a private graveside service. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of William L. Straight.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

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  • Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time.

  • Carolyn and family. My heart is sad today for you and family. I have know Bill and you most of my life. I know what a good marriage you’s had and how much yous loved one another. Bill will surely be missed by many. Carolyn you and family are in my prayers. Bill will live in your heart and memories forever . God Bless you and family. Linda ( McManaway ) Kuenning and family.

  • Bill was a very special person, he loved hunting, fishing, and his family. He will be missed by many. Carolyn I’m sorry for your loss but I’m very glad I got to know bill, as you both will always be family to me.

  • Carolyn,
    So very sorry for your loss……love and prayers for you.
    Sincerely, LouAnn and Tim Wolford

  • So sorry for your loss Carol and Sandy and the rest of your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. From Paulette and Phil Rine and family.

  • I will miss the talks about the weather and fishing. I was honored to havr you as a neighbor. Rest in peace.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. Miss seeing you in Mt.Vernon. Prayers go out to everyone in the family.