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Obituaries > YANCEY, CHARLES B.

Services for Charles B. Yancey, 50, 4922 West 10th Street, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday in Conkle Speedway Funeral Home, with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery at Greencastle. Mr. Yancey, born at Hymera, had lived in this area most of his life. He died Wednesday...

Obituaries > YANCEY, JOHN H.

John Howard Yancey was possibly Arkansas’s most decorated Marine Corps war heroes. His actions in World War II on Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima and the Chosin Reservoir in the Korean War won him two Navy Crosses, a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and three Purple Hearts....

Obituaries > YARBROUGH, MASON O.

Corporal Mason Yarbrough, 21, of the United States Marine Corps, has been killed in action [August 17, 1942] “in the performance of his duty and in the service of his country,” according to a telegram received Saturday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Yarbrough,...

Obituaries > YARMAN, SAMUEL K.

On January 23, 1985, Dr. Samuel K. Yarman. Beloved husband of Claudia (nee Switala) of Voorhees Twp., N.J. Age 61 years. Also survived by sons, Steven and Stewart, both of N. Carolina; daughters, Blanca Sizemore, Charlotte, N.C., Christine Barkley, San Diego, Calif.,...

Obituaries > YAZVAC, GEORGE, JR.

George Yazvac Jr., 85, of Mount Airy, died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2001, at his home. Born Aug. 15, 1915 in Clarksburg, W.Va., he was the son of the late George Sr. and Theresa Yurecek Yazvac. He was the husband of M. Grace Langrill Yazvac of Mount Airy. He had been a...

Obituaries > YAZZIE, DANIEL

The victim of a traffic mishap near Gallup Wednesday [February 2, 1972] was identified by State Police today as Daniel J. Yazzie, 48, Shiprock. Yazzie apparently fell asleep under a tractor-trailer rig while it was parked in Gallup. His mangled body was found near...

Obituaries > YAZZIE, FELIX

Funeral service for Felix Bradley Yazzie, 67, Shiprock, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Mesa View Assembly of God Church, Shiprock, with the Rev. Charlie Lee officiating. He died Wednesday, Sept. 9 [1987], at Public Health Service Hospital in Gallup. He was born Nov. 27,...

Obituaries > YAZZIE, ROBERT H.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Navajo Code Talker, one of a group of elite Marines who confounded Japanese troops during World War II by transmitting code messages using their native language, has died, his son said Tuesday. Robert Yazzie, who would have turned 82 on Tuesday,...

Obituaries > YEAGER, ADDISON G.

Addison “Ed” Grant Yeager, 91, of Fargo, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at his home. Ed was born November 20, 1921 to Jessie (Smoot) Yeager and Clifford B. Yeager in his parents’ home in Rock Lake, North Dakota. He graduated from Rock Lake High School in 1940 and...

Obituaries > YEFCHAK, JOSEPH

Joseph T. Yefchak, 69, of 540 Longwood Ave., Bound Brook, N J., died Wednesday morning [January 26, 1994] at his home. Born in Freeland, he was the son of the late John and Anna (Baran) Yefchak. He was a communicant of St. Mary’s Church, Bound Brook, the...

Obituaries > YELLOWMAN, HOWARD T.

FARMINGTON, Nov. 22 (AP)—Discovery of the body of a 22-year-old Navajo Indian who disappeared almost two years ago was reported tonight. State Patrolman Andy Andrews of Farmington said the body was found Saturday by Sheriff’s Deputies Pete Fisher and George Huntsman,...

Obituaries > YETSKO, JOHN M.

John Michael Yetsko of Bainbridge Island died Feb. 23, 2006 due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. After a long and notable career in the U.S. military, and 20 more years of university and college administration, he and his wife of 60 years, Bonnie Hopper...

Obituaries > YOAKUM, MARK C.

SWEETWATER, June 8—Three Sweetwater men recently have been killed in action, two of them on Okinawa. Pfc. Mark Yoakum, 21, of the Marines was killed on May [22, 1945], his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Yoakum of Sweetwater, have learned. Yoakum, former Mustang letter...

Obituaries > YOLLA, DOMINICK N.

Nick Yolla, 91, passed away at his home [December 4, 2013] after a brief illness. He celebrated his 91st birthday surrounded by family and friends. He was born to Generoso Yolla and Elveria Lizza on November 25, 1922 in Osceola Mills, PA. After his mother’s passing...

Obituaries > YOUHAS, EDWARD R.

In the thick jungles of the South Pacific, Edward “Eddie” Youhas, a messenger for the Marine Raiders, dodged bullets and evaded enemies to deliver commands to troops during World War II. “Eddie was the direct line we had,” said Archie Rackerby, a platoon commander for...

Obituaries > YOUNG, CHARLES R.

Charles R. “Chuck” Young Sr., 85, passed away Friday, May 29, 2009 in Tucson, Arizona. He was born in Rockport, Indiana on January 27, 1924. Chuck was a U.S. Marine in the First Raider Battalion in WWII. Chuck came to Wellton, Arizona in 1951 and owned...

Obituaries > YOUNG, FORREST D.

ANNA – Forrest Dale Young, 79, of Anna, died at 7:06 p.m. Sunday, March 4, 2001, at the St. Joseph Memorial Hospital in Murphysboro. He was born June 11, 1921, in Neoga, the son of Samuel and Nellie Ferguson Young. He married Valerie E. Crane on Oct. 26, 1945, in...

Obituaries > YOUNG, HOWARD A.

PEORIA – Howard A. Young, 91, of Peoria passed away Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Heartland Manor Care in Peoria. He was born April 11, 1920, in Ashington, Northumberland, England, a son of William and Elizabeth Jean Mordue Young. He married DeMova Merchant on Nov....

Obituaries > YOUNG, JAMES L., JR.

James Lloyd Young, Jr., 71, of Houston passed away March 20, 1997. He was born December 28, 1925 in Yoakum, Texas and was retired from Dresser Industries with more 56 years of service. Mr. Young was married March 9, 1946 to Mary Ellen Rogillio, his wife of 51 years....

Obituaries > YOUNT, WILLIAM I.

Four accidents, including the plunge of a truck over a 600-foot embankment, killed five persons in Oregon Thursday night and brought the state’s highway death toll close to a 0ne-year record. The toll stands at 497 in the Associated Press tabulation, only one below...

Obituaries > YUNKER, WILLIAM F., JR.

William F. “Bill” Yunker, age 86, of Caledonia, died Friday, July 1, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; children, Amber (Joseph) Frazier and Aaron (Susan) Yunker; seven grandchildren, Amanda (David) Eppinga, Nichole (Russ) King, Jay (Sarah)...

Obituaries > YURICK, PAUL J.

Paul J. “Pappy” Yurick, 89, of 30 W. Fell St., Summit Hill, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 27 [2013], in the St. Luke’s Miner Memorial Hospital, Coaldale. He was the husband of Frances (Solarczyk) Yurick. They celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary...