Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Gordon A. Yount (April 13, 2013)

Gordon A. Yount, age 82, of Versailles, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 6:15 PM at his residence. He was born on May 27, 1930 in Bradford, Ohio to the late Gordon M. & Frances (Teeter) Yount.

Gordon retired from Master Industries in Ansonia, Ohio and also worked at Argosy-Airstream in Versailles. He was a member of the United States Air Force serving in the Korean Conflict. He was a member and Past Master of the Versailles Masonic Lodge #290. He served as District Education Officer and he was a Past District Deputy Grand Master of the Third Masonic District. Also was a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Dayton. Gordon was very active in Trinity Lutheran Church in Versailles, Town and Country Players and Town Council.

He is together again with his wife Patricia J. “Pat” Yount whom he married on June 25, 1955. He is also preceded in death by his parents.

Gordon is survived by his daughters & sons in law, Deb & Steve Martin of Milford, Ohio, Tammie & Mike Lewis of Versailles, Kelly & Doug McEldowney of Medina, Ohio and Lisa & Don Berning of Versailles; 12 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; siblings, Robert & Wilma Yount of West Palm Beach, FL.; Janet Novak of Melbourne, FL.; and Caroli Miller of Tipp City, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A service will be held on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at 10:30 AM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles, with Rev. Robert Akins officiating. Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park in Covington, Ohio. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 from 4-8 PM and Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 AM at the funeral home. Versailles Masonic Lodge will be conducting a Lodge of Sorrow on Tuesday evening at 7:45 PM at the funeral. A graveside military service will be conducted by the Versailles Veterans Honor Guard. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to Acclaim Hospice, Versailles Medical Emergency Services, or Trinity Lutheran Church Bell Tower Fund. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com