WILLIAM C. “Bill” YERKEY
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Bill, 86, of McDonald, Cecil Township, died Sunday, April 21, 2019, in Concordia Hospice of Washington.
He was born April 27, 1932, in Gilmore, PA a son of the late Glenn A. and Beatrice Chester Yerkey.
Mr. Yerkey was an employee of US Steel for 33 years and was a US Army veteran. He enjoyed repairing Volkswagon beetles, ballroom dancing and going to flea markets.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Barbara Bable Yerkey of McDonald; son, William C. Yerkey, Jr. and Matthew L. (Jennifer) Yerkey, both of McDonald, daughter-in-law Ellen Yerkey of Bethel Park; grandchildren, Christopher, Lindsay, Alex, Kitera and Jeremy Yerkey.
He was preceded in death by a son, Christopher Yerkey; brothers, Ray, Jim, Glenn and Robert Yerkey.
Friends will be received Wednesday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. In the Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc., 314 W. Lincoln Avenue, McDonald (724-926-2800) where funeral service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m.
Interment will follow in Robinson Run Cemetery, McDonald, with full military rites accorded by Canonsburg VFW #191.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 320 Bilmar Dr. Pittsburgh, PA 15205.