Harold Junior Yocum
Cuba - Harold Junior Yocum, 78, of Cuba, passed away Thursday January 16, 2020 at his home in Cuba.
He was born on August 5, 1941 in Avon to Harold Lee and Phoebe Bernice (Hammond) Yocum.
He is survived by his wife, Dolores (Schoonover) whom he married on January 12, 1961 in Rushville.
Also surviving are three children, Timothy J. (Kylie) Yocum, Terry Lee (Kim) Yocum, and Angela Marie (Chuck) Yocum, two brothers, Leslie (Sandy) Yocum, and Charlie Yocum, four sisters, Connie Kindhart, Linda Bolton, Carol Highland and Cheryl Ard, nine grandchildren, Annalisa (Jay), Jordan (Cody), Joshua, Kelsey (Jace), Dylan, Kayla Cody (Carmen), Delora (Corbin), and Chloe, and six great grandchildren, Abigail, Urban, Lochlan, Seelyanna, McKale, and Journey.
Preceding him in death are his parents, one daughter Amy D. (Yocum) Pratt, one granddaughter, Emily Yocum, and seven sisters, Marjorie Hillard, Idola Ryle, Patsy Davis, Dorothy Ard, Martha Scohy, Diana Howard, and Dixie Molton,
Junior worked for International Harvester in Canton until its closing where he then worked for Navistar in Ohio retiring in 1999. He was also a farmer. He enjoyed, hunting, fishing, farming, motorcycles, traveling, and watching wrestling and westerns. He was a gifted carpenter and enjoyed building furniture. Junior loved peppermints and always had a pocket full. Most of all he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.
Cremation rites will be accorded a celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Sorry for your loss.
Sincerely sending our love and condolences to Delores and all the family. Great neighbor 👍 and always had a sense of humor even when the cows got out. Fly high my friend. God bless. Allan& Mary Woodruff.
The greatest neighbor, friend and mentor I could have had. I am sorry for the family's loss. All the memories are flooding back.
Uncle Jr you will greatly missed.
I’m very sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers are with you all.
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