Joseph A. Yutz Jr., 75, of Pottsville, died Friday, Dec. 3, 2021, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Schuylkill E. Norwegian Street, Pottsville.
Born in Pottsville, Jan. 28, 1946, he was a son of the late Joseph and Arline (Boyer) Yutz.
Joseph served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and retired from Reidler Decal, Saint Clair.
Surviving are his wife, Diane Bracey–Yutz; two daughters, Amber Simms and her husband, Jason, of Schuylkill Haven; Afton Rowan and her husband, Chris, of Palo Alto; one son, Joseph A. Yutz III, of Orwigsburg; one brother, David Yutz; three grandchildren, Reilly, Kaiden and Harper.
Graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13, at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hillside SPCA, P.O. Box 233, Pottsville, PA 17901. Bruce T. Hart Funeral Home, Saint Clair, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be sent to www.brucethartfuneralhome.com.