Kenneth M. “Jock” Yoder, 73, of Bellefontaine passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 25, 2014.
He was born May 31, 1941, the son of the late Maurice C. Yoder and Marguerite (Ashcraft) Yoder, who survives in West Liberty.
Kenneth is also survived by his wife, Joyce Ann (Minnich) Yoder of Bellefontaine, whom he married November 24, 1972, two sons, Justin Wade (Alison Fournier) of Columbus and Scott (Sherrey) Makemson of Charlotte, NC, three grandchildren; Anna, Olivia, and Zachary Makemson, all of Charlotte, one brother; Gregory (Maureen) Yoder of Bellefontaine, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Jock during his working career was the former owner of the Logan Sports Center and Buckeye Court Club. The majority of his years were spent as a national sales representative in the plastics industry.
He proudly served in the United States Army as a military policeman stationed in Korea.
Jock spent countless years coaching baseball and was an avid sports fan.
Gene Marine will officiate a memorial service at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 16 in the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine. There is no scheduled visitation.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bellefontaine High School Stadium Fund, P.O. Box 640, Bellefontaine, OH 43311 or to the American Heart Association, 5455 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43214.
Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences can be made to www.edsfh.com.