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Willis Vernon

January 9, 1943 June 5, 2017
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Obituary for Willis Vernon

Willis Vernon, age 74, of Eaton, OH, passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born January 9, 1943 in Leslie County, KY to the late Woodrow and Cleda (Maggard) Vernon. Willis retired from G.M. (Inland Division) after 30 years. He was a proud member of the Buckeye Big Buck Club, and he enjoyed being outdoors. His most loved hobbies were fishing and hunting. Willis was also an avid U.K. fan. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother Charles Vernon. Willis is survived by his wife Mary (Bledsoe) Vernon of 51 years; daughter Angela (Dave) Jennings; son Timothy (Vanessa) Vernon; grandchildren Ashley Jennings and soon to be husband Michael Cress, Amanda Jennings (Ryan Webb his son Wesson), and Luke H. Vernon; siblings Ruby Ann Campbell, Betty Sue (John L.) Lewis and Harold (Lucille) Vernon. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. The family would like to thank Hospice of Dayton and First Southern Baptist Church for all of their care and compassion. Family and friends will be received Friday, June 9, 2017 from 11am until time of service at 1pm at First Southern Baptist Church, 35 N. Liberty Street, Camden, OH with Pastor Greg F. Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at Mound Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, OH 45420. Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Friday

9

Jun

11:00 AM 6/9/2017 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 6/9/2017 1:00:00 PM
First Southern Baptist Church

35 North Liberty Street
Camden, OH 45311

First Southern Baptist Church
35 North Liberty Street Camden 45311 OH
United States

Service

Friday

9

Jun

1:00 PM 6/9/2017 1:00:00 PM
First Southern Baptist Church

35 North Liberty Street
Camden, OH 45311

First Southern Baptist Church
35 North Liberty Street Camden 45311 OH
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mound Hill Cemetery (New Side) Final Resting Place

300 Camden Road
Eaton, OH 45320

300 Camden Road Eaton 45320 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Avenue
Dayton, OH 45420
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