Saturday, November 21, 2009

Esther F. (Kinney) Rockwell Obituary

Esther F. Rockwell

April 20, 1919 ~ November 07, 2009

Esther F. Rockwell, age 90, of 253 Village Drive, Johnstown, died on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at the Northview Senior Living Center in Johnstown, Ohio. She was born on April 20, 1919 in Caldwell, Ohio to the late Lloyd and Blanche (Apperson) Kinney. Esther and her late husband Roy Rockwell owned and operated Rockwell Furniture in Mount Vernon. She was a past member of the Colonial City Ladies of the Moose in Mount Vernon.

She is survived by a daughter, Marilyn (Charles) Parker of Johnstown, five grandchildren, Randall Rockwell, Renee Rockwell, Mark Gatchell, Kirk Gatchell, Troy Gatchell, two step grandchildren, Amy Williams and Charles Parker II, two great grandchildren and four step great grandchildren.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Russell Rockwell, a brother, Clarence Kinney and three sisters, Elma Porter, Virginia Briggs and Marie Cregar.

A funeral service will be held on Friday at 2 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where friends may call one hour prior. Rev. Kim Alten will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road, Newark, Ohio 43055.

This obituary and guest registry are online at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Esther F. Rockwell.

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