Saturday, November 14, 2009

Wayne A. Yount (November 12, 2009)

Wayne A. Yount, 81, of Greenville, passed away Thursday morning, November 12, 2009 at his residence.

He was born in Greenville, son of the late Walter and Margaret (Rue) Yount. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Steven W. Yount on July 6, 1995; brothers, Jack and Eugene; and a sister Tolitha.

A veteran of the US Army having served during the Korean Conflict, Wayne had worked most of his life as a florists having worked for Plessinger Brothers Florists and then 30+ years at Will's Greenhouse in Greenville.

He is survived by his children, Dean Yount of Lafayette, IN, John (Patty) and Doug Yount both of Greenville, Marianna (Ron) Edwards of Bradford and Connie Yount of Worthington, OH; 21 grandchildren,; 15 great grandchildren; and brothers, Walter Yount, Jr. of New Paris, and Marvin Yount of Greenville.

Graveside services with full military honors by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard will be held at the Brock Cemetery, Saturday, November 21 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Sam Hoeflich officiating.

There will be no public visitation. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the charity of the donor's choice.

Arrangements have been entrusted with the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville.