YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, after a two month illness, Jeffrey Yocum, age 28, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic.
He was born in Youngstown, Ohio on February 1, 1991 to Charles “Bud” and Joyce Ann (Wasylko) Yocum of Hubbard, Ohio.
Besides his parents, Jeffrey is survived by his wife, Krystal Galarza of Powell, Ohio; their six year old son, Liam; siblings, John (Autumn) Yocum of Lakewood, Ohio and Lynn Yocum of Bainbridge, Ohio; mother-in-law, Mercedes (Nick) Baurermeister of London, Ohio; brother and sister-in-laws, Alex and Anais Baurermeister, both at home in London, Ohio; grandmother-in-law, Francisca Castillo of Dominican Republic; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends from across the U.S., especially his best friend and army buddy, Trevor Tipton.
Jeffrey honorably served his country as a SSG in the United States Army where he was an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator and Instructor. He spent two tours of duty in Afghanistan and then worked as a civilian contractor for a private security firm.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Sunday, January 26, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Woodlands Cellars Winery, 212 North Main Street, Hubbard, OH 4442
Burial will take place at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S. Silvat, Inc. Share a memory or send condolences by visiting: www.cremateohio.com.
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A television tribute will air Monday, December 9 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. on MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus additional spots throughout the day on WYTV, FOX and MyYTV.