The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

March 13, 2013

Jerry Yost

Evangelist Jerry Yost, 70, of Hannibal, Ohio, died Monday (March 11, 2013) at Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, Ohio.

He was born Nov. 28, 1942 in Farmington, the son of the late Denzil and Bethel Cole Yost.

Jerry was a minister at the Church of Christ in Duffy, Ohio, for 38 years and was actively involved in the family business, Sounds Incredible. He also was a director and loved working for the West Virginia Christian Youth Camp for more than 40 years.     

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Yost; a stepfather, Earl Lough; a stepsister, Loretta Rowand; and an infant nephew, James Andrew Yost.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Doretta George Yost; two sons, Mike Yost and Greg (Bobbi) Yost; a brother, Tom (Barbara) Yost of Midland, N.C.; a stepbrother, Marvin (Kathy) Lough of Mentor, Ohio; a stepbrother-in-law, Archie Rowand of Idamay; a grandson, Aaron Yost; a granddaughter, Kristen Yost; a sister-in-law, Katie Yost of Farmington; and four nieces and five stepnephews.

Family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-9 p.m. Thursday at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 751 Third St., New Martinsville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Bridge Street Church of Christ, 1139 Bridge St., New Martinsville, with Evangelists Dan Kessinger, Rick Tincher and Tom Butterfield officiating. Congregational singing will be led by Andy Robison. Interment to follow in Harter Cemetery, Hannibal.

Memorial contributions may be made to Duffy Church of Christ, c/o Brian Potts, 38548 SR 7, Sardis, OH 43946; or to WVCYC, 207 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont, WV 26554.

Sympathy expressions may be made at grisellfuneralhomes.com.

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