Milton Shephard VanNoy, “Milt” to family and friends, was born December 25, 1927 at the family home in Granville Summit. He was a son of the late Eunice (Morrison) and Edwin VanNoy. Milt was a veteran of WWII, serving in the U.S. Army as a radio operator. He was married to the former Dorna LaMont and they were blessed with six children. Milt possessed a strong work ethic and remained active all his life. He always enjoyed his work as a farmer and dairyman, owning and operating the Creek View Farms in Granville Township. In earlier years, he also worked at Troy’s Craft Hosiery Mill.
Milt was a member of the Troy VFW Post 8675. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was happiest when just being outdoors.
Surviving are five children; Carolyn (David) Swain of Troy, Rosalyn Mosher of Granville Summit, Milton Jr. “Scooter” VanNoy of Granville Summit, Alan VanNoy of Troy and Dennis (Charlene) VanNoy of Troy, several grandchildren and great grandchildren; a sister, Beatrice Appel of Montour Falls, NY and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
In keeping with Mr. VanNoy’s wishes, a private burial will be held at a later date. Pepper Funeral Home in Canton is assisting the family with arrangements.
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