Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Raymond “Turkey” W. Yinger (February 19, 2021)

Raymond “Turkey” W. Yinger, 77, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away with his family by his side, on Friday, February 19, 2021.

He was born on July 5, 1943, in Hillsdale, Michigan, to the late Irving and Mary (St. John) Yinger. 

In addition to his parents, Raymond was preceded in death by his siblings, Lester “Butch” Yinger, Bob Yinger, and Dick Yinger; his sister-in-law, Barbara Yinger; his brother-in-law, Ron Kaffenberger; his mother-in-law, Rachel Jones; and his father-in-law, George Fourman.

Raymond was a truck driver for over 56 years. He drove for Subler, Continental, and most recently, AL Smith Trucking, until he retired in 2016. Raymond was a clean freak. He loved cleaning his cars and doing yard work. Raymond was a jokester and made it a mission to make others laugh. 

Raymond is survived by his wife, Cynthia (Fourman) Yinger, whom he married on July 18, 1998; his children, Tabitha (Brian) Sager of Arcanum, Shawn (Denise) Fourman of Greenville, Donald (Emily) Fourman of Greenville, Stephanie (Craig) Storer of Greenville, Raymond Yinger, Jr. of Lima, Tina Tucker of Michigan, and Mary Ann West of Lima; his grandchildren, Trevor Fourman, Alexis (Marvin Epperson) Fourman, Brianna (Bryan) Flory, Caitlin Fourman, Brittany (Brandon Ventresco) Grice, and Hailey Sager; his two great grandchildren on the way; his siblings, Russell Yinger, Shirley (Bill) Powers, Sharon (Fred) Demongeot, Howard (Millie) Yinger, and Dawn Kaffenberger; and his sister-in-law, Sharon (Lewis) Frizzell. 

A celebration of Raymond’s life will take place at 11:30 AM on Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus with Pastor Don Myers officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Union Cemetery. 

Guests may visit with Raymond’s family on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be given to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331. 

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.tributefuneralhomes.com.