Yost, James Stanley |1921-2014|

Youngstown Vindicator
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Page A9

James S. Yost, 93

NEW SPRINGFIELD – Services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Free Methodist Community Church in New Middletown, for James S. Yost, 93, who died Thursday afternoon at St Elizabeth Boardman Health Center.

“Jim” was born March 31, 1921, in East Liverpool, the son of Albert and Elizabeth (Oliver) Yost.

He served in the Navy during World War II in the Pacific Theater, earning a Bronze Star for his valor.

Mr. Yost worked at Cherry Hill Furniture for many years before retiring, after his retirement, he had worked as a courier for Puralator. In addition to Mr. Yost’s other endeavors, he was the owner operator of Jim’s Upholstery Shoppe. He was a devote member of the Free Methodist Community Church, where he served as a greeter, usher and was a member of its fast pitch softball team. Jim loved to play cards and garden and was an avid sports fan, enjoying playing corn hole, and cheering on the Steelers and his family members at their sporting events.

Mr. Yost is survived by his wife, the former Marie Sheely, whom he married July 3, 1949; one daughter, Connie DiPiero of Youngstown; two sons, Larry (Marcia) Yost of Poland and Brad (Judie) Yost of Canel Folton; four grandchildren, Michael (Lindsey) Yost, David (Brittany) Yost, Dr. Raymond (Dr. Christy) Yost and Rachel (Vince) Asciutto; and a great-grandson, James Vincent Asciutto.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Emidio DiPiero; two sisters, Edith Smith and Helen McDevitt; and two brothers, Robert and Charles Yost.

Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel and Monday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday morning, prior to services at the church.

Please visit www.higgins-reardon.com to view this tribute and to send condolences.


*Contributed by: Jackson Edward Wilson*