CHARLESTON, SC-Theron John Yaussy, 79, husband of 54 years to Brenda Joyce Yaussy, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at VA Medical Center of Charleston, SC.
Mr. Yaussy was born in Bucyrus, OH, a son of the late Ralph Victor and Marietta Roop Yaussy. He was a member of New Covenant Church of God in N. Charleston, SC and a former member of the Socastee Church of God in Myrtle Beach, SC. Mr. Yaussy was a retired U.S. Air Force Veteran with 21 years of service. Mr. Yaussy was known as "PaPa" to his grandchildren and there are many fond memories of him taking his grandchildren to his workshop and building bird houses with them. He was a quiet and humble man and always had a smile and a kind word for everyone. He loved his Lord, his family and his country.
Surviving in addition to his wife of Charleston are: 1 son Daniel Yaussy and wife Carolyn of Mt. Pleasant, SC. 2 daughters Gayle Y. Hovey and husband Fred and Elaine Hill, all of Summerville, SC. 7 grandchildren Jason Hovey, Matthew Hovey, Aaron Brigham, Daniel Yaussy, Jr., Ashley Hill, Elizabeth Yaussy and David Hill. 1 great grandson Gibson Hovey. 1 sister Helen Shock of Hixson, TN.
Mr. Yaussy was preceded in death by 3 brothers Warren, Willard and Arden Yaussy.
A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 at the Socastee Church of God in Myrtle Beach, SC with the Rev. Neigel Scarborough officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 - 3 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be sent to Socastee Church of God, 4475 Millpond Rd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 or to New Covenant Church of God, 2801 Ashley Phosphate Rd. N. Charleston, SC 29418.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Goldfinch Funeral Services, Inc.
606-610 Beaty St.
Conway, SC 29528
Published in The Galion Inquirer on Feb. 22, 2014