YOST, Evang. Jerry, age 70, of Hannibal, Ohio, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at Marietta Memorial Hospital, Marietta, OH.
He was born November 28, 1942, in Farmington, WV, 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 WV Christian Youth Camp for over 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, NC; a stepbrother, Marvin (Kathy) Lough of Mentor, OH; a step brother-in-law, Archie Rowand of Ida May, WV; a grandson, Aaron Yost; a granddaughter, Kristen Yost; a sister-in- law, Katie Yost of Farmington, WV; four nieces and five step nephews.
Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 751 Third Street, New Martinsville.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Bridge Street Church of Christ, 1139 Bridge Street, 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 Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554.
Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneralhomes.com.