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Doyle R. â€śButchâ€ť Yost 75, of Wapakoneta, died at 10:48 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 at his residence.
He was born April 24, 1937, in Stillwater, Pa., to Lois B. (Hess) and Frank D. Yost, who preceded him in death. He was married to Elizabeth A. (Miller) Scott for 23 years, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are a son, Jeff (Rhonda) Yost, of Cridersville; a daughter, Diane (Gerald) Miller, of Wapakoneta; four grandchildren, Angela, Jeffrey, Elizabeth, and Catherine; two great-grandsons, Aaron and Gabriel; a brother, Frank Yost; and a sister, Laura Gierhart.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Don Yost; and a sister, Betty Chesbrough.
Doyle was a 1955 graduate of Blume High School. He worked at Provico in Botkins and Ametek in Wapakoneta. He was one of the pioneers in the widespread production of Nylon through Ametek. He was a member of the Eagles 691. He was also an avid bowler and especially loved fishing. He was always a dedicated and faithful Christian.
Services are at 7 p.m. today at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the donorâ€™s choice.
Condolences may be expressed at schlosserfuneralhome.com