Charles "Chuck" Yeager
Charles "Chuck" Yeager, 65 of Springfield passed away on Thursday, August 14, 2014. He was born on July 7, 1949 in Trion, Georgia to William and Gay Van Matre Yeager. Chuck served proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Chuck was united in marriage to Rebecca Turner on July 26, 1975 in Alexandria, VA.
Chuck is survived by his wife, Rebecca; two sons, Chris Yeager and wife Kathy of Ashland, MO and Patrick Yeager of Columbia, MO; five grandchildren, Aidan, Ciara, Alex, Chase, and Sophia; one brother Bill Yeager and his wife Lynn of Tulsa, OK; two nieces, Amy and Allison; and one nephew, Todd.
Visitation will be Friday, August 22, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home. Memorial services will follow at 12:00 noon. Burial with full military honors will follow at Missouri Veterans Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 1708 E St Louis, Springfield, MO 65802 or to the
Gorman-Scharpf Funeral Home
1947 E. Seminole Springfield, MO 65804
Published in the News-Leader from Aug. 20 to Aug. 22, 2014