Vern E. Eldridge

1945 - 2019

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Vern Eldridge, 73, of Kenton passed away on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Vern was born on April 10, 1945 in Green Springs, Ohio to the late Ernest and Cassie (Arnett) Eldridge. Vern married Lori Hassan on December 21, 1996 and she survives along with three children: Jeff (Kim) Eldridge of Green Castle, IN, Kimberly Eldridge of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Brittany (Jesse VanDyne) Alloway of Marysville, OH. Vern's brother Jerry "Rab" Eldridge of San Francisco, CA; and sisters: Vivian (Steve) Eldridge-Goseland of Ft. Myers, FL and Betty (John) Posey of Enon, OH, also survive; along with six grandchildren: Trevor, Paige, Blaize, Ashtyn, Paige, and Gage; sister in-law, Cindy (Alan) Holmberg of Miamisburg, OH; father and mother-law: Don and Carol Hassan of Kenton; and special nephews Scott (Jill) Eldridge of Lakeview, OH, Mike (Stacy) Eldridge of West Lafayette, IN, Jason (Jenn) Holmberg of Concord, NC, and Jerad (Elisha Hayes) Holmberg of Flowermound, TX. Vern was preceded in death by three brothers: Darrell, Dallas, and Wendell Eldridge; and one sister, Bernice Williams. Vern was a long time resident of Kenton and worked as a barber at Espy Barber Shop and as a Real Estate Agent. Vern was a family man and a very loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather. Vern liked to joke around and quickly made friends with everyone that he met. Vern also enjoyed his cars. He went to numerous car shows and owned a few 59 Chevys that were near and dear to him. Visitation will be held Sunday January 6, 2019 from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. at SCHINDEWOF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Kenton. Funeral services will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019 at SCHINEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, with Pastor Clancy Cruise officiating. Burial will follow in Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting www.stoutcrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326
    Sunday, January 6th 2019 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Monday, January 7th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    Schindewolf-Stout-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    200 E. Columbus St.
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Final Resting Place:

    Grove Cemetery [Map]
    15419 State Route 309
    Kenton, Ohio 43326

  • Contributions:

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Condolences For Vern E. Eldridge

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To : Lori and family
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Anita Howard
So sorry for your loss he was a great man who helped us get our home prayers to you all



To : Lori
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Wanda Rider
I am so sorry for your loss.



To : Brittany and family
Date :Thursday, January 3rd 2019
From : Mary Herron
So so sorry , Brittany and family , may God give you strength and comfort you .



To : Lori Family
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : John Beth Verbeek
Lori: We are so sorry for your loss. Vern was a great guy to work for; and a fun person to be around. He loved you so much. Hold on to the good memories.



To : Lori Jeff Kim Brittany and Families
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Steve and Cheryl Hiller
Lori, Jeff, Kim, Brittany and Families,
So sorry to read about the passing of your husband, father and grandfather. Please accept our condolences and know you're in our thoughts. With Sincere Sympathy,
Steve and Cheryl Hiller



To : Lori and family
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Carol and Duane Gibson
We are saddened to hear of Vern's passing. He will be surley missed. Prayers and love to your family.



To : Jeff and family
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Judy and Don Hastings
So very sorry for your loss Prayers for strength He always so kind and patient with kids Always cut my grandsons hair My heart is with you



To : Jeff family
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Dave Tierney Mangus
Jeff our condolences to you and your family at this sad time. It's not easy losing a parent and I feel for you brother.



To : The Family
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Tracy Anne Temple
Our Deepest Sympathies & many prayers during this time!



To : Jeff and family
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Beth and Harry Lawson
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Heaven has gained another angel to watch over you.



To : Lorifamily
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Chris Jack Pat Stanleys daughter
So sorry for you loss. My mom was so very fond of you and Vern, Lori. May you all feell the love and support of those around you and from those above.



To : Lori and family
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Lisa and Ken Risner
Love and prayers for all of you during this difficult time. Continued prayers



To : Lori Eldridge and Family
Date :Thursday, January 3rd 2019
From : Ron and Connie Burba
Lori and Family,

Ron and I and Family are so sorry hearing the death of Vern. We are keeping you in our prayers and thoughts.

The Burbas and Zerbys



To : Lori and Family
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Bob and Ina Schutte
so sorry for your loss.Vern was a very good person. He was my barber for many years. He sure loved is old chev. Prayers go out to each and everyone of you.




To : Lori
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : tom peggy
We are so sorry for your loss.





To : Lori
Date :Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
From : Kathy and Larry Britton
So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.



To : Lori and family
Date :Thursday, January 3rd 2019
From : Sharon Eldridge
So sorry for your loss.



To : Lori and Famiy
Date :Friday, January 4th 2019
From : Darren Gilbert
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Vern. You're all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.



To : Kimberly
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Gary Cooper and family
I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family have our deepest sympathy. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.



To : Vern's family
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Barbara Edington Walter
I sure will miss you,Vern. Thank you for taking me under you wing at the car shows. You made me feel very at home. My Dad thought the world of you. My prayers to all the family. Hugs




To : Eldridge Family
Date :Sunday, January 6th 2019
From : Cindy Dutton
I'm so sorry,may you find peace in your living memories you have shared. Kind Regards C.Dutton



To : Lori
Date :Monday, January 7th 2019
From : Steve and Deborah Alloway
We are sorry for your loss!



To : Kim and family
Date :Monday, January 7th 2019
From : Debbie Parker Hollon Realtor
Hi Kim, I am so very sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I just heard the news this morning so I am sorry I missed his service. My heart goes out to you and your family. He was such a wonderful man to work with. Always kind and helpful. He will be missed. I pray for peace and comfort for you and your family.With heartfelt condolences, Debbie Hollon



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