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John D. Yoho

September 23, 2008
The Herald-Star

YOHO, Tech Sgt. John D., 77, passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2008 in Elgin, S.C.

He was born on August 9, 1931, in Brooke County, W.Va., the son of the late William Elwood and Edna Grimm Yoho.

Tech Sgt. Yoho retired after serving 12 years in the U.S. Navy; and 22 years in the U.S. Air Force. He also was retired from DuPont Corporation; and was a former employee of Blue Cross, Blue Shield of S.C.

He was a lifetime member of the VFW of Elgin; Masonic Lodge; and Moose Lodge of Parkersburg, W.Va.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sister, Mrs. (Troy) Margaret Wilcox of Fla.; and four brothers, Edwood Yoho of Wellsburg, W.Va., Robert Yoho of Dillonvale, Ohio, Floyd Farson of Steubenville, and Mark Murphy of Wellsburg, W.Va.

Surviving are his wife, Emogene "Emmy" Yoho, formerly of the Bluefield/Beckley area of W.Va., and her daughters and families of Elgin; one brother, James B. Yoho and his wife, Helen, of Ocala, Fla.; one sister, Eunice Dodd of Wellsburg; and several nieces and nephews of Wellsburg, Fla., and Ohio.

Funeral services were held with full Military Honors on Friday, August 29, 2008, at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel with Chaplin Lt. Col. Warren Lesane officiating.

Interment followed in Quaker Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Brooke County Unit, P.O. Box 209, Wellsburg, WV 26070 or The Wellsburg Presbyterian Church, 901 Charles St., Wellsburg, WV 26070.

Local arrangements by Chambers Funeral Home, 1030 Main St., Wellsburg, W.Va.

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