Richard Yeager, 75


Richard Eugene Yeager, 75 of Woodrun on Tillery, Mt. Gilead, NC, formerly of Carrollton, died Monday morning, Nov. 23, 2015, in his home.

A service will be held at a later date.

He was born July 23, 1940, in Harlem Springs to the late Carl and Dorothy Slates Yeager. He retired from the United States Air Force and Norfolk Southern Railroad.

He is survived by his wife, Jane Mercer Yeager of the home; two daughters, Lois Lemonds and husband, David, of Biscoe; and Amber Grunder of Norton, Ohio; a son, David Roach of Fayetteville, NC; four grandchildren, Ashleigh Johnson and Rebecca Grunder both of Carrollton, and Matthew and Maggie Lemonds of Biscoe; one sister, Linda Howell; and one brother, Robert Yeager, both of Ohio.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Donna Bright.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Carroll County Humane Society.

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