SEBRING, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Robert Yeagley, 84, of Sebring passed away on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at Altercare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Alliance.
Robert was born on June 6, 1937 in Alliance, Ohio to the late Raymond and Lucille (Hartley) Yeagley.
He enjoyed woodworking, making crafts out of wood, traveling and camping, he even was known to build his own custom campers.
Robert worked at Quaker City IGA and managed various properties with his late wife Joann; Holiday Garden Apartments, Paradise Lake Campground and Hiram Apartments. In his earlier years, he also worked for the Sebring Axillary Police, Sebring Royal China and as an over the road truck driver.
Robert is survived by his children, Robert (Patricia) Yeagley, Jr. of Mt. Clemens, Michigan and Penny Jo (Michael) Thompson of Sebring, Ohio two sisters; Sandy (Bill) Lyons and Patricia (Henry) Good; four grandchildren, Matthew, Kyle, Jenna and Travis and three great-grandchildren, Addy, Kylynn and Connor.
Besides his parents, Robert was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Joann, whom he married on August 10, 1957 and died on May 24, 2021; three brothers, Jerry, George and Ernie Yeagley and a sister, Dorothy Yeagley Lockner.
Visitation will be held Friday, December 17, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, 126 W. Vermont Avenue, Sebring, OH 44672.
Funeral services will be Saturday, December 18, 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home.
You may sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com.
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A television tribute will air Wednesday, December 15 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.