May 28, 2024

Obit CandleRichard A. Mount, 79, Bidwell, Ohio, passed away on February 10, 2015, at St. Mary’s Medical Center after a very long battle. He was surrounded with many loved ones. He was born July 1, 1935, in Lesage, West Virginia, son of the late Clyde and Eulah Mount. Richard worked in Capelie’s flowers where he met his wife Avenell. He is a Veteran of the United States Navy, a longtime farmer, logger and construction worker. Until his death he enjoyed working in his garden, raising his animals, taking care of his yard and working in a wood shop with his brother Norman, making various things for the family. He was a man who lived life his way. He was a great brother, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Avenell Reynolds whom he married April 19, 1963; four children, Donnie (Tami) Mount, Debbie (Bill) Shephard, Michelle (Steve) Baldridge, and Rick (Lisa) Mount; eight grandchildren, Misty and Nicole Mount, J.C. (Jennings) and Mindena Gillenwater, Brian and Dustin Baldridge, and Brittany and Adam Mount, ten great-grandchildren, Trinity and Zane Frye, Adrian Neel, Hudson and Carmen Gillenwater, Trace Russell, Zach Henry, Ciara Hurt, Lily and Zoe Mount and one great-grand baby on the way, two brothers, Norman (Shirley) Mount, and Lester (Freda) Mount; two sisters, Anna (Jim) Mitchell, and Joyce (Darrell) Livingston. There are many nieces, nephews, family and friends who will miss him. He will forever be in our hearts and memories.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, February 13, 2015, at 2:00 P.M. at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton with Pastor John Swanson officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday, 12:00 P.M. until time of service. Cremation will follow the service.

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