Obituaries

Donald L. Foreman, age 62, resident of Shelby died unexpectedly Sunday 19, 2016 in Cancun, Mexico while on a family vacation. He was born August 4, 1953 in Shelby, Ohio to Elva & Evelyn (Brown) Foreman. He was a 1971 graduate of Plymouth High School where he had played on the varsity basketball team. Don served in the U.S. Army was stationed in Korea during the Vietnam War.
He was employed twenty seven years with the City of Shelby working with the fire department and light plant and retired from the water department in 2010. He was a member of the Shelby Eagles and enjoyed golfing, hunting and fishing and watching sports, especially the Cleveland Cavaliers as well as spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Andrea (Pettit) Foreman, whom he married June 18, 1977; two daughters, Beth (Josh) Parsons of Mansfield and Brooke Foreman of Shelby; two grandchildren, Emma & Easton Parsons; his father, Elva "Bob" (Ruth) Foreman of Ontario; three brothers, Ron (Sandy) Foreman of Shelby, Dick (Lynne) Foreman of West Palm Beach, FL and Bob (Carol) Foreman of Texas; one sister, Patty (Ron) Fultz of Plymouth; brother-in-law Jay (Julie) Pettit of Shelby; sister-in-law, Margo (Sam) Kraft of New Washington; numerous nieces and nephews and his feline companion Herby.
He was preceded in death by his mother Evelyn "Toots" Foreman; one brother Kenny Foreman and mother-in-law, Imogene Pettit.
Friends may call at the Barkdull Funeral Home & Crematory on Monday June 27, 2016 from 4-7 P.M. where a memorial service will be held at 7:00 PM. Pastor Brad McBee will officiate. Memorial expressions may be made in care of Don's family for his grandchildren's education fund.
On line condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneralhome.com

Benjamin David Gearhart, 26, died June 17, 2016. Ben worked at Shelby Welded Tube and loved motorsports. Survivors: Mother: Janis (Randy) Howman; Father: Woody (Bev) Gearhart; and many others. Visitation: June 24, 2016, 5-8 PM, Turner Funeral Home. Funeral: Saturday, June 25, 2016, 11 AM, Turner Funeral Home. www.turnerfuneralhomeshelby.com

Rev. Jack Walling Mount, age 78, passed away June 4, 2016 at his residence in High Springs, FL. He was a born in Syracuse, NY. Rev. Mount served in the United States Army, pastored in churches and later became an Evangelist.
Rev. Mount was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin Jordan and Jessie Bellamy McPartland; and daughter, Heidi Rebekah Mount. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Argo Mount; sons, John (Katherine) Mount, Timothy Mount; brother, Robert (Cubelle) Mount; and granddaughter, Hannah Mount.
Services were held, Saturday, June 11, 2016 at the Bill Rice Ranch in the Weber Auditorium with Dr. Bill Rice III officiating. Burial was in the Bill Rice Memorial Park.
Arrangements are under the direction of Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave online condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com.

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