Colin D. Vernon
Apprentice Funeral Director
Colin is a lifelong resident of Champaign County and grew up living in the funeral home. He began school at Graham Elementary and later moved to Mechanicsburg when his parents purchased Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home in Mechanicsburg and Freshwater, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home in North Lewisburg. He has participated in the Champaign County Fair through 4-H and FFA and enjoyed playing sports throughout his youth and high school years.
Colin graduated from Mechanicsburg High School in 2013. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Pre-Law from Ohio University in 2017 and an associates degree of Mortuary Science from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2018.
Colin is third generation funeral director, embalmer, and graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, following a family tradition. He is the grandson to Robert Cisco, the former owner of Baker-Cisco Funeral Home in St. Paris (1973-1980) and recently retired from Cisco Funeral Home, Celina and St. Mary’s, Ohio; nephew to Rob Cisco, owner of Cisco Funeral Home, Celina and St. Mary’s, Ohio; Son to Dave and Tammy Vernon, Owners of Vernon Family Vernon Homes.