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Donald 'Don' Yost, 79

February 17, 2012

Donald “Don” William Yost, 79, of Wapakoneta, husband of Susan Kay McElroy Yost, died Tuesday evening, January 31, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, in Savannah.
Born in Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Frank Yost and the late Lois Hess Yost.
He was married to his wife for 53 years, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Don served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was of the Methodist faith and was retired after 33 years as a commercial truck driver for G.A. Winzter and Sons Trucking Company. Don was a member of the VFW Post 8445, the American Legion, the AMVets and the Eagles.
Also preceding him in death was his sister, Elizabeth Chesbrough.
Surviving are three daughters, Marsha Anderson and her husband, Jeff, of Metter, Ga., Doris Edwards, of Wapakoneta, and Mary Yost, of Savannah, Ga.; two sons, Nathan Yost and his wife, Jenny, of Kingsport, Tenn., and Donald Karl Yost and his wife, Laura, of Ventura, Calif.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, David and Doyle Yost, both of Wapakoneta; and one sister, Laura Gierhart, of Wapakoneta.
The family plans to receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at VFW Post 8445, 712 North Dixie Highway.
Remembrances may be made to Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion, 225 Candler Drive, Savannah, Ga., 31405
Thoughts about Mr. Yost and his life may be shared at gamblefuneralservice.com.Donald “Don” William Yost, 79, of Wapakoneta, husband of Susan Kay McElroy Yost, died Tuesday evening, January 31, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, in Savannah.
Born in Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Frank Yost and the late Lois Hess Yost.
He was married to his wife for 53 years, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Don served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was of the Methodist faith and was retired after 33 years as a commercial truck driver for G.A. Winzter and Sons Trucking Company. Don was a member of the VFW Post 8445, the American Legion, the AMVets and the Eagles.
Also preceding him in death was his sister, Elizabeth Chesbrough.
Surviving are three daughters, Marsha Anderson and her husband, Jeff, of Metter, Ga., Doris Edwards, of Wapakoneta, and Mary Yost, of Savannah, Ga.; two sons, Nathan Yost and his wife, Jenny, of Kingsport, Tenn., and Donald Karl Yost and his wife, Laura, of Ventura, Calif.; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, David and Doyle Yost, both of Wapakoneta; and one sister, Laura Gierhart, of Wapakoneta.
The family plans to receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday at VFW Post 8445, 712 North Dixie Highway.
Remembrances may be made to Lewis Cancer and Research Pavilion, 225 Candler Drive, Savannah, Ga., 31405
Thoughts about Mr. Yost and his life may be shared at gamblefuneralservice.com.

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