David William Yocum

January 17, 1952 ‒ May 11, 2021

Galion, Ohio

David William Yocum, 69, of Galion passed away Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at The Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus after a brief illness.

Born January 17, 1952 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania he was the son of William Stanley and Annabelle E. (Bish) Yocum.

He was a graduate of Galion High School in 1970. David enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid fisherman. He especially loved spending time with his family.

In addition to his companion of 20 years, Mary Davis, he is survived by his mother, Annabelle Yocum of Galion; sons Brett (Kate) Yocum of Chanhassen, Minnesota and Jeff (Rachel) Davis of Arlington, Texas; grandchildren Tyler, Ryan and Ava Yocum, Jack, Josiah, Jedidiah and Imogen Davis; brother Steven (Lisa Davis) Yocum of Galion; sister Susan (Roger) Willis of Galion and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his father, William Yocum and an infant brother Joseph Yocum.

Keeping with David’s wishes, a private Celebration of Life will be held.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of David Yocum, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time

  • Annabelle I am so sorry for your loss my deepest sympathy to you and your family sending a great big hug to you

    Jan Shade

  • To the Yocum Family,
    So sorry to learn about David. He was a very kind and quite man when we went to school together. Please accept our sympathies and prayers for the passing of David.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  • Dave was always a kind and caring man. He will surely be missed. Prayers for peace and comfort to you all. Rest in peace Dave.

  • Brett and Kate,

    We are so sorry for the loss of your dad.
    May your good memories bring you and your family much comfort.

    Sue and Charlie

  • Kate snd Brett,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I met Dave at your wedding. I thought he was very kind and a gentleman.
    You are in my prayers.
    Love you.

  • I got to know Dave when we first moved to Galion when we were in the 4th grade, and we have been friends ever since. May God bless him, his family and friends.