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 Harry Lee Yost, Jr

Harry Lee Yost, Jr

Birth
Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland, USA
Death 27 Nov 2012 (aged 87)
Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland, USA
Burial Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 101368966 · View Source
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OAKLAND,MARYLAND -- Harry Lee Yost, Jr., 87, of Oakland and most recently Cherry Hill Assisted Living in Accident, died on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at Garrett County Memorial Hospital in Oakland.

Born on January 23, 1925 in Oakland, he was the son of the late Harry Lee, Sr. and Sarah (McKenzie) Yost. At the age of 18, he was drafted into military service in Washington, D.C. He served in the US Army during the South Pacific Theater during WWII.

After discharge from the Army, he was employed by the C&P Telephone Company from which he retired as central office foreman having given 43 years of service. Harry was a member of the American Legion Proctor Kildow Post # 71 in Oakland, Elks Lodge #2481 of Oakland, and Telephone Pioneers of America.

He is survived by his lovely wife, Leatrice Mildred (Lee) Yost; three sons, Keith A. Cannon and wife Harriet of Oakland, Jerry L. Cannon and wife Louise of Grand Haven, MI and Harold "Moose" Cannon, Jr. and wife Peggy of Oakland; grandchildren who he truly loved, Jason Cannon, Bryan Cannon, Beth Ann Sivills, Shelli Hill and Kerri Everd; great grandchildren, Justin, Novalea, Jacob, Samantha, Mason, Taylor and Anthony; a brother, William "Billy" L. Yost of Virginia Beach, VA; and a sister, June V. Holkamp of Louisville, KY.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Mahlon W. Yost and John Allen Yost; and a grandson, Mark A. Cannon.

Friends will be received at the Burdock-Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., 21 N 2nd St., Oakland on Thursday, November 28th from 4 to 7 PM and on Friday, November 30th from 10 to 11 AM at which time a funeral service will be held with Rev. Paul Snyder officiating.

Interment will follow in Garrett County Memorial Gardens with full military honors accorded. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 with memo: To be used in Garrett Co., MD. www.burdockfredlockfh.com


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  • Created by: Joe McKenzie
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101368966
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Harry Lee Yost, Jr (23 Jan 1925–27 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101368966, citing Garrett County Memorial Gardens, Oakland, Garrett County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Joe McKenzie (contributor 46854853) .