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Edwin Yingst

November 16, 1918 — May 30, 2012


YINGST, Edwin L. Age 93, of Covington, son of Karl & Jennie (Shellabarger) Yingst, was born November 16, 1918, in Miami County, OH, and went to be the Lord on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. He left behind his beloved wife of 72 years, Viola P. (Arnett) Yingst and eight children, Donald Yingst of Dublin, OH, Barbara (Tom) Davis of Wapakoneta, OH, Nancy (Doyle) Hatfield of Lima, OH, Janet (Donald) Lavy of Pleasant Hill, OH, Paul (Kathryn) Yingst of Lima, OH, David (Leanna) Yingst of Mt. Vernon, OH, Robert Yingst of Troy, OH, Faith (Edwin) Ablass of Saskatoon, SK, Canada. His family consisted of 25 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren. Edwin also leaves behind a brother, Joseph (Martha) Yingst of Englewood, OH. Mr. Yingst was a 1936 graduate of Covington High School and was a lifelong dairy farmer in Pleasant Hill. He loved his family and his Lord and enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, particularly playing games. He was loved by all and will be sadly missed. Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, June 2, at Jackson-Sarver Funeral Home, 10 S. High Street, Covington, OH. Brother Jeff Jenkins will officiate with interment following at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 PM Friday at the funeral home. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Believer's Christian Fellowship, 1695 Stewart Rd, Lima, OH, 45801. Online memories may be left for the family at www.jackson-sarver.com

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