James M. Yost Jr.


James "Jim" Meryl Yost, formerly of Hagans, passed away at the home of his son, Arthur Yost, in Harrodsburg, Kentucky on Sept. 22, 2018. Jim was born Dec. 14, 1934 at Hagans. Jim was the son of the late James Meryl Yost Sr. and Thelma Pearl Armstrong Yost.
Jim served in the United States Army. Jim worked for the Monongalia County Board of Education as a janitor and later as a school bus driver. He loved farming, and owned the farm belonging to his late great grandfather, David L. Wade.
Jim is survived by his wife, Hazel Pearl Smith Yost; sons Arthur Yost of Harrodsburg, Kentucky and Roger Yost of Morgantown; grandchildren: Brett Yost (and wife Samantha), and Hollie Yost all of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, Claudia Sue McIe (Mike Smith) of Morgantown; and four great-grandchildren. Jim is also survived by a sister, June Whetzel of Morgantown, sister, Neva (Delbert) Stull of Clarksburg, and a brother John Yost of Morgantown; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by an infant son, Thomas Lee Yost and a daughter, Carol Sue Martisko.
Friends are invited to gather from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at McCulla Funeral Home, with the 11 a.m. funeral service Thursday with Pastor Dan Meadows officiating. Interment will follow at Arnettsville Cemetery with graveside military honors conferred by Westover VFW #9916 and WVANG Military Honors, Camp Dawson. Online condolences may be extended to the family at www.mcculla.com.
Published on September 25, 2018
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