Steven W. Yant
66, passed away May 4, 2014. He was born in Canton, Ohio on Aug. 24, 1947 the son of Harold and Nihla Yant. Steve proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Steve had an inquistive mind and will be remembered as self-reliant. He highly valued his friends and looked to realism and faith as his navigating guideposts. His favorite past time was watching the country sunset from his backyard picnic table with his dog, Bogie.
He was preceeded in death by his parents. Steve is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Judy Yant; daughter, Dianna (Ryan) Fick; step-daughters, Lorie (Ron) Brenner, Denielle Dee (Dale) Yarnall and Renee Maier; grandchildren, Shane, Aadam and Francie; sister, Cindy; and brother, Randy.
The family wishes to express gratitiude and appreciation to the staff at Mercy Medical Hospice and to neighbors and friends for their compassion and support.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery (4414 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton) with Pastor Gary Smith officiating. Those wishing to send their condolences or share a fond memory may sign the Reed On-Line Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com
Reed Funeral Home
705 Raff Road SW Canton, OH 44710
Published in The Repository on May 6, 2014