June 27, 2011
Thursday, June 30, 2011 11:00 AM Quest Community Church, West Liberty
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 2 - 8 pm
Christopher Lee Dillon, 56, of Middleburg passed away Monday, June 27, 2011 in Memorial Hospital of Union County.
He was born September 1, 1954 in Columbus, OH the son of Leo and Madge (Stimel) Dillon.
Chris was a graduate of Grandview High School. He served his country in the United States Marines for nearly 4 years. Chris retired from the Marysville Fire Department after many years as a firefighter and paramedic. His favorite thing was boating on Indian Lake and he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 20 years, Becca (Larry)Dillon; his mother; his daughter, Christa (Kevin) Schworm of Newark; his sons, Lucas Dillon of Chicago and Logan Dillon of Marysville; step-daughters, Jennifer (Bill) Laird of Mechanicsburg and Stephanie (Wes) Ballard of Marysville; step-son, Grant Foreman of Bellefontaine; brother, Scott (Dee) Dillon of Logan OH; grandchildren, Dennis, Julia, Jackson, Evan, Chloe, Jenna and Reagan; his mother and father-in-law, Doc and Ruth Ellen Larry.
Chris is preceded in death by his father, grandson, Cody Laird; paternal grandparents, Samuel Hayden (Annabelle) Dillon and maternal grandparents, Charles (Mildred) Stimel.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in the FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, North Lewisburg. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Quest Community Church in West Liberty with Pastors Bill Walker and Jim Taylor officiating. Following the services his body will be cremated.
Contributions may be made to Quest Community Church Building Fund, 110 South Street, West Liberty, OH 43357 or to the Memorial Hospital Ambulatory Care Relay for Life, in care of Amy Higinbotham, 500 London Ave, Marysville, OH 43040. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfhcom.