George Edward “Eddie” Yancy, 55, of Kevil died Tuesday, April 5, at his residence.
Mr. Yancy was a retired Table Games Floor Supervisor for Harrah’s Casino in Metropolis.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Eddie was an accomplished musician and a member of several bands. He was well known as the lead singer and guitarist for Whitehorse. His most recent musical endeavor was a new band called Two Years Late. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and a devoted pet lover.
Surviving are his wife Sherry Kennedy Yancy of West Paducah; his parents William Charles “Bill” and Lee Anna Burton Yancy of Reidland; his daughter Christa Yancy of Paducah; his step-sons Michael Lindblad and Dustin Lindblad Dill both of Paducah; his sister Martha SueYarbrough and husband Steve of Paducah; his grandchildren Alexandria Nicole Scott, Zachary Dale Scott, and Brandon Lynn Edward Miller; his nieces Amber Yancy and Renee Yarbrough; his nephew Austin Yarbrough; his great niece Blakelynn Bond; his great nephew Dylan Bond.
He was preceded in death by his brother William Bruce Yancy and his grandparents George and Susie Burton and W.H. and Leoda Yancy.
Visitation will begin at 4:00 pm on Friday at Lindsey Funeral Home and again Saturday from 10:00am until the funeral service at 1:00 pm. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Friday April 8, 2011, 4:00PM - 8:00PM at Lindsey Funeral Home
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Saturday April 9, 2011, 10:00 AM - 1:00PM at Lindsey Funeral