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Paul Russell Yost

Paul Russell Yost, age 82, of Thurston, passed away March 1, 2015 at his home. Paul was born October 19, 1932, in Perry County, Ohio, to the late Russell Edison and Martha Suzanna (Harmon) Yost.

Paul retired from Midland Screw in Millersport. He was a member of the CB Radio Club and his handle was “Sunshine”. Paul enjoyed hunting, bonfires and cookouts.

He is survived by his wife, Lavonna M. (Evans) Yost; four children, Ricky (Rose) Yost of Pleasantville, Joyce Barnett and Debbie (Chet) Ried, all of Lancaster and Gary (Deanna) Yost of Thurston; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Don (Betty) Yost of Nelsonville; several nieces and nephews; and a close friend, Orville Ricketts.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Paul David Yost; two brothers, Alfred Yost and Max Yost; and a sister, Virginia Weyland.

Memorial contributions may be made to FairHoPe Hospice.

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