James H. Yeager
November 10, 1930 ‒ March 02, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
James H. Yeager, age 88, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on November 10, 1930 in Gambier, Ohio the son of Harry J. and Dorothy (McMahon) Yeager. James proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired in 1993 after 30 plus years from Continental Can in Mount Vernon.
James and his wife Martha enjoyed traveling the states in their RV and he was also an avid bowler and golfer. James was a dedicated and devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.
He is survived by his wife Martha (McQueen) Yeager whom he married on February 4, 1956, his children; James Michael (Judy) Yeager of Athens, Ohio, David (Bonnie) Yeager of Howard, Ohio and Laura (Ron) Anderson of Rushville, Ohio; eight grandchildren, Daniel Yeager, Justin Yeager, Leslie (Andrew) Saunders, Bryan (April) Yeager, Timothy (Brooke) Williams, Katie Williams, Jessica Anderson and Jeremy (Brittany) Anderson; six great grandchildren, Joscelynn, Grayson, Aiden, Skyler, Ryder and Chloe and a sister, Jane Yeager of Gambier.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Mary Louise Yeager and all of his canine companion shelties.
Friends may call on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050 where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 beginning at 11 a.m. Rev. Jerry Ernst will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions in James’s name may be made to Hospice of Knox County.
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