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Joseph Yerkes, 78, of Washington, went to his heavenly home Sunday, September 10, 2017.
Joe enjoyed walking to Walmart every morning and it was during one of these walks that he was tragically taken from us.
Joe was born to the late Sherman and Catherine (Brummett) Yerkes on January 10, 1939. He attended Washington High School and had never met a stranger. Joe enjoyed stopping by Hardees and socializing most every morning, and frequently made trips to Dinky's. Joe also enjoyed antiques and bargaining on sales.
Survivors include a son, Andy Booker; six sisters, Esther Fleetwood, Margaret Grow, Alberta Cannon, Sue Mildred Fox, Wilma Jean Mayhew (Danny), Marsha Reisert (Fritz). Joe is preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, Leroy and Sherman Yerkes Jr.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 12, 2017, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Gill Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 1 p.m., also at the funeral home with visitation one hour prior. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Published on September 11, 2017
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