Virgil D. Yeakey
July 6, 1943 – March 10, 2019
Virgil D. Yeakey, 75, of Osceola, IN, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the Elkhart Meadows Nursing Home in Elkhart; IN. Virgil was born in Mishawaka, IN, on July 6, 1943, to the late Wilber and Regina (Yoder) Yeakey. Virgil is survived by his two sons, Christopher (Laura) Yeakey of Noblesville, IN, Mark Yeakey of Venice Beach, FL and daughter, Dawn (Ian) Jarrett of Osceola, IN. Virgil was a loving and caring grandfather to 7 grandchildren, Kayla, Michael, Delaney, Anne Marie, Jack, Emma and Claire. Virgil is also survived by two sisters, Artletah (Ray) Hochstetler of Elkhart, IN, Charlene (Mike) Deneve and a brother, Art (Mary) Yeakey both of Mishawaka, IN. He was preceded in death by his oldest brother, Robert Bruce Yeakey. Virgil served his country in the United States Army receiving an honorable discharge in 1967. After the service Virgil retired from the Howmet Corporation as a Purchaser after 26 years of service. He enjoyed doing woodworking projects, landscaping and was a huge Georgia Bulldog fan. Visitation will be held from 5:00- 7:00pm, Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the Bubb Funeral Chapel 3910 N. Main St Mishawaka, IN. The family is honoring Virgil’s wishes for cremation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association 50 E 91st Ste 100, Indianapolis, IN. 46209-4830.