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Ivan F. Cline Jr.December 25, 2017
Ivan Franklin Cline Jr., age 86, of Mount Vernon, passed away in his home on Monday, December 25, 2017.
He was born August 18, 1931 in Ankenytown to Ivan Franklin Cline Sr. and Lucy Mae (Belton) Cline.
He served in the United States Army stationed in France during the period of the Korean War.
He retired from Pittsburgh Plate Glass, where he drove truck for many years.
He was a member of South Vernon United Methodist Church.
Ivan was a fun-loving man whose strength and wisdom touched many lives.
He enjoyed fishing, gardening, tinkering around the house, helping others and spending time with family and friends.
If you were lucky enough to hear one his songs, you may not recognize the words, because he enjoyed making up his own lyrics.
He had an amazing sense of humor and believed in living life to it’s fullest.
Ivan is survived by four daughters: Cindy Cline of Mount Vernon, Pam Horlacher of Centerburg, Sharon Cline (Cindy Bomar) of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and Jennifer Cline of Danville; 9 Grandchildren: Tracy Givens-Christie (Selma Christie), Stacy Givens-Rocha, Crystal Foster, Jayson Horlacher, Angela Lang (Jeremy Lang), Clinton Horlacher, Weston Cline, Kiana Kolasky and Levi Kolasky; 19 great grandchildren; his companion and girlfriend Joanne Ramsey; very special friend who was like a son, Dave Mitchem.
As well as countless friends including Joy Vance, Jim Cantrell and Jim McIntire and numerous extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1st wife, Nancy Cline; 2nd wife, Dixie Cline, son-in-law, Jay Horlacher, and great grandson, Brayden Horlacher.
Friends and family may call on Friday, December 29, from 12:00 – 1:00PM at South Vernon United Methodist Church, where a memorial service will follow with Pastor Lee Cubie officiating. Inurnment will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with the Knox County Joint Veterans Council providing military graveside honors.
The Lasater Funeral Home is handling the services for the Cline family.
We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to Hospice of Knox County. Their compassion and expert care was so welcome during this time.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
To express a condolence or to share a memory with the family, please visit www.lasaterfuneralhomes.com