Stanley Edward Eshelman

Stanley Edward Eshelman, 88, of Mount Vernon, died Sunday, February 7, 2021, at Knox Community Hospital, in Mount Vernon.

Stan was born December 14, 1932 in Fredericktown, Ohio to Edward “Shorty” and Rose {Hammil} Eshelman.

He graduated Fredericktown High School in 1950. Stanley proudly served in the United States Army stationed in Germany.

He married Linda Brillhart on August 12, 1956. 

Stan worked for almost thirty years for Cooper-Bessemer, and then worked for Columbia Gas until his retirement. Stan and Linda have attended Berean Faith Fellowship for many years.  Stan loved hunting, yard work, bird watching, Ohio State sports, western books, but most importantly his family.

Stan will be deeply missed by his wife Linda; children Amy Eshelman, Steve Eshelman, Kurt (Trish) Eshelman, and Ann (Jan) Guinsler; grandchildren Lindsay (Brian) Vail, Jordan, JJ, Clarice Guinsler, Gracie Guinsler, Hattie (Ronnie) Crumbaker, and Daphne Eshelman; fourteen great-grandchildren; brother David Eshelman.  Stan was also a father figure to many.

Stanley was preceded in death by his parents and his in-laws.

Memorial services will be Thursday at 2:00 pm at Berean Faith Fellowship 103 Madison Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio with Pastor Gordy Harmon officiating. On August 12, 2021, interment will be at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held. Online tributes may be made at  

Memorial contributions may be made to Berean Faith Fellowship.

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