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Kenneth M. ‘Jock’ Yoder

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Kenneth M. ‘Jock’ Yoder, 73, of Bellefontaine passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 25, 2014.

He was born May 31, 1941, the son of the late Maurice C. Yoder and Marguerite (Ashcraft) Yoder who survives in West Liberty.

He is also survived by his wife, Joyce Ann (Minnich) Yoder of Bellefontaine, whom he married November 24, 1972, two sons; Justin Wade (Alison Fournier) of Columbus and Scott (Sherrey) Makemson of Charlotte, NC, three grandchildren; Anna, Olivia, and Zachary Makemson all of Charlotte, one brother; Gregory (Maureen) Yoder of Bellefontaine as well as several nieces and nephews.

During his career, Jock was the former owner of the Logan Sports Center and Buckeye Court Club.  The majority of his years were spent as a national sales representative in the plastics industry.

He proudly served in the United States Army as a military policeman stationed in Korea.  Jock spent countless years coaching baseball and was an avid sports fan.

A memorial service is being planned for a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Bellefontaine High School Stadium Fund, PO BOX 640, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 or to the American Heart Association, 5455 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214.

Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine assisted the family with arrangements and condolences may be made to www.edsfh.com

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