Robert Roy Yancey

Robert Roy Yancey

Birth
Pocahontas, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Death 31 Aug 2006 (aged 87)
Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Burial Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 15580614 · View Source
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Robert Roy Yancey, 87, of Jackson died Aug. 31, 2006, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born Oct. 20, 1918, at Pocahontas, son of Robert Theodore and Jesse Maud McLard Yancey. He and Mabel Overbeck were married Dec. 5, 1942, in Gulfport, MS.
Mr. Yancey graduated from Fruitland School in 1935. He was a transport driver with Shell Oil Co. 34 years, retiring in 1980. He was a member of New McKendree United Methodist Church, VFW Post 3838, and vice president of Apple Creek Presbyterian Memorial Association.
He was in the U.S. Army Air Corps from June 1941 to October 1945, and was a staff sergeant with the 8th and 15th Air Force, serving in England and Italy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Wilbur Orville "Jack" Yancey and two infant brothers; and a sister, Mattie Hockenberry.
The funeral is Sunday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home, with the Rev. John Rice and the Rev. Jimmie Corbin officiating. Burial in Russell Heights Cemetery.
(SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN, 02/Sep/2006)



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  • Find A Grave Memorial 15580614
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Roy Yancey (20 Oct 1918–31 Aug 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15580614, citing Russell Heights Cemetery, Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by d yancey (contributor 47108011) .