Calvin T. Yost, age 81, beloved husband of 55 years to Edna "Rita" Robinson Yost, died on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at National Healthcare.
Born in New Philadelphia, Ohio, Calvin was the son of the late Raymond T. Yost and the late Nora Mahafee Yost. He served his country in Vietnam as a member of the U.S. Air Force and retired as a TSGT after over 23 years of service. After his retirement, Calvin went to work in the maintenance department with the Kaydon Corporation. He also retired from Kaydon after 21 years of service. Calvin's true joy in life was spending time with his family. He will be remembered as a very loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by two sons; Kevin T. Yost and his wife Sam and James R. Yost and his wife Suzee, all of Sumter; one sister, Marsha Ann West of New Philadelphia, Ohio and numerous grandchildren.
In addition to his parent, Calvin is predeceased by two brothers and two sisters.
A graveside memorial service, for family and friends, will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017 at 10:00 am at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to The Shiner’s Hospital, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277
The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.
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