James Yoakem Obituary

James E. Yoakem
James E. Yoakem

March 25, 1952 - April 11, 2017
Born in Springfield, OH
Resided in West Jefferson, OH
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James E. Yoakem, 65, of West Jefferson, formerly of Springfield, passed away Tuesday April 11, 2017 at Mt. Carmel West Hospital. He was born March 25, 1952 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Raymond Yoakem and Helen (Wilson) Pidcock.

He was a member of High Street Church of the Nazarene and active in the Springfield Emmaus Community. Jim retired from Honda of America. Jim was a loving husband, father, papaw and friend. He was such a giving person who was always helping others and his life will continue to help others through the gift of organ donation.

Survivors include his wife, Betty J. Yoakem; son, Tony (Nicole) Yoakem of Galloway; two grandchildren, Trey and Kensley; mother; two sisters, Jean (Jim) Estes and Mary (Carey) George; He was preceded in death by his father.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5 - 8 p.m. Monday at High Street Church of the Nazarene, 1625 E. High Street, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday April 18, 2017 with Pastors Marty Dennis and Dale George officiating.

Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery.

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High St. Church of the Nazarene
1625 E. High St.
Springfield, OH US
Monday, April 17, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
High St. Church of the Nazarene
1625 E. High St.
Springfield, OH US
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
11:00 AM
Ferncliff Cemetery
501 West McCreight Ave.
Springfield, OH US 45504
Tuesday, April 18, 2017