Enoch V. Yancey
PIQUA, OH - Enoch V. Yancey, 82, of Piqua died at 9:50 a.m. Saturday Sept. 1, 2012, at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy.
He was born in McCurry County, Ky., on April 25, 1930, to the late Orville L. and Sally (Watts) Yancey. He married his first wife, May, and she preceded him in death. On March 29, 1975 , in Piqua, he married Myrtle Stewart. She survives.
Enoch is also survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, John and Sandy Yancey of Ft. Wayne, Ind., and Donnie and Brenda Yancey, Texas; two daughters and sons-in-law, Kimberly and Tom Casey of Hamilton and Vickie and Howard Poffinbarger of Hamilton; one stepdaughter and son-in-law, Judy and John Myers of Piqua; and one sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Jim Gambrell of Lewisburg; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four sisters: Reba Marinich, Myrtle Lee Mathias, Bernice Skedgel and Bonita Maggard.
Enoch attended Perry City Schools, Hazard, Ky. He attended the Crossroads Church of God Mt. Assembly in Piqua. Enoch proudly served his country during the Korean as a member of the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Army Medical Corps and served in a hospital in Colorado Springs, Colo. Enoch worked in various factories. From 1975-94, he owned Yancey Antiques in Brookville.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua, with Rev. Jerry Wilson and Pastor Kevin Nelson officiating. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery, Sidney. Full military honors will be provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad.
Calling hours will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, Cincinnati OH Office, 644 Linn St., Suite 304 Cincinnati, OH 45203. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.melcher-sowers.com