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Eugene Yost

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Entered into eternal rest on December 9, 2006, Eugene Reed Yost, husband of Prudence Browning Yost. Residence, Kiawah Island, SC. Relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Yost are invited to attend the memorial services of the former in St. John Capastran Catholic Church, McMurray, PA, Saturday, December 16, 2006 at 10 O'clock. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery, McMurray, PA. A Memorial Service will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Charleston, SC, at a later date. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL. Eugene was born in Lake Milton, Ohio, October 5, 1927, the son of William Harold Yost and Mary Reed Yost. He was the founder of the Black Box Catalogue Company, and a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. He was a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College in 1950, where he also received an Honorary Doctorate. He was the past President of Johns Island Habitat for Humanity and served as a Lieutenant in the Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean War. Surviving are his wife of 54 years of Kiawah Island, SC; 1 son, Max Yost of Lincoln, VT; 10 grandchildren, Robin Yost, Jesse Tune, Megan Wyatt, Zachery Yost, Sarah McClain, Justin Yost, Kailee Yost, Freya Yost, Wilder Yost and Gus Yost; 3 great-grandchildren, Wyatt Tune, Iris Wyatt and Isabella Tune. He was preceded in death by a son, Bryan Yost. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Habitat for Humanity.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Dec. 13, 2006
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