John Yeager, 84

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John “Johnny” Yeager, 84, of Carroll County, passed away Thursday, March 26, 2020, after fighting a courageous battle with Parkinson’s disease for several years.

Born Aug. 26, 1935, in Lee Township, Harlem Springs, he was a son of the late Allen E. and Pearl Blazer Yeager. 

John was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Carrollton. He served in the US Army Third Armored Division, CoB 29th Armored Infantry. He was employed at the Cummings/National City Bank, prior to being elected to serve as Carroll County Treasurer for 20 years. He loved serving the people of Carroll County. 

He is survived by his wife, Lenora Jean George Yeager,  whom he married Nov. 21, 1958; three daughters and sons-in-laws, Beth (Michael) Taylor, Nancy (Carl) Campbell and Yvonne (Andy) Dawson; five grandchildren, Zac (Johnna) Campbell, Jessica (Robert) McEntire, Andrea and Rachel Dawson, and Elizabeth Taylor; three great grandchildren, Henry and Kylie Campbell and Grant McEntire; brother, Tomas (Judy) Yeager; and many nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, William, Dean, Maxine Poplin, Donald, Mary White and Ralph.

He loved to run a chainsaw and garden, sharing his bounty with family and friends.

In keeping with his wishes, a private graveside was held in Harlem Springs Cemetery with Pastor Tim Dyck officiating. 

The family asks that memorial contributions be made in John’s name to the First Presbyterian Church, 200 N. Lisbon St., Carrollton, OH 44615.

Dodds Funeral Home of Carrollton assisted the family with arrangements. 

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