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Richard A. Yost Sr., 62

FEB. 2, 1951-AUG. 9, 2013

August 11, 2013
  • Richard A. Yost Sr.
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Richard Allen Yost Sr., 62, of Clear Spring, Md., died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Dorchester County Medical Center.

Born Feb. 2, 1951, in Clear Spring, Md., he is the son of Flora Carpenter Holland of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Richard Raymond Yost of Clear Spring.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Janice L. Powell Yost, in 2008.

Rick was a self-employed lumberjack for many years and was a 1969 graduate of Clear Spring High School.

He was an avid hunter, fisherman and crabber. He especially enjoyed and loved time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son, Richard A. “R.J.” Yost Jr. and fiancée, Kelly, of Baltimore, Md.; sisters, Robin McKenzie and Gail Hull, both of Clear Spring, Sherry Yeakle of Tampa Bay, Fla., Leann Aikens of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Peggy Ashton of Chantilly, Va.; brothers, Terry and Daryl Yost, both of Clear Spring, and Jay Near of Hedgesville; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services will be Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc., 13607 National Pike, Clear Spring. Pastor Mary Douglas will officiate. Burial will be in the Hilltop Church Cemetery, Clear Spring.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. For the convenience of friends, you may visit the funeral home after noon.

Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home Inc. is privileged to serve the family.

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