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Cecil E. Yancey Sr.


MSGT. Cecil E. Yancey Sr, USAF Ret., was born in Paris, Tennessee on Feb 15, 1925 to Cressent and Darling Yancey. He passed away the evening of August 29, 2008 at the age of 83. Cecil was a veteran of the United States Air Force serving for 30 years. Following retirement he served as a school teacher with the Northside Independent School District for 10 years. He is survived by his wife June Yancey of 30 years; two sons, Cecil E. Yancey Jr. and Clark E. Yancey; four step-children: Porchanee Schoninger (Horst), Debra Johnson, Garry Franklin (Charlyne) and Vickie Latham (Clifford); one sister Mary Walker (George) and one brother Joe Yancey (Martha); sixteen grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and five brothers. Visitation will be held 5-8:00 P.M., Thursday, September 4, 2008 at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 A.M., Friday, September 5, 2008 at West End Baptist Church, 925 Culebra Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78201. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Please join us in honoring Cecil by visiting our memorial at www.mem.com and share your thoughts and fond memories with our family. Sunset Northwest Funeral Home.

Published in Express-News on Sept. 3, 2008
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