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Edward T. Yocke

January 21, 1945 ~ September 10, 2022 (age 77)

Obituary

YOCKE, Edward T., 77, of Brooksville, Florida, passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022.
 
Born January 21, 1945 in Akron, Ohio, he was the son of the late Floyd and Ann Yocke.  He proudly served his country as a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force being decorated with many commendations and achievement awards including the Air Force Commendation Medal with Two Oak Leaf Clusters, Air force Achievement Medal, Air Force Good Conduct Medal with Six Oak Leaf Clusters, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, NCO Professional Military Education Ribbon, Air Force Longevity Service Ribbon with Four Oak Leaf Clusters, National Defense Service Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal.  
 
He is preceded in death by his parents, sister, Jeanne M. Yocke and brother, Robert A. Yocke.  He is survived by his loving wife, Bonnie Wood Yocke, whom he married on March 30, 1968 at Beale Air Force Base in California; his sons and daughters-in-law, Charles Anthony & Jennifer R. Yocke and Christopher Stephen & LisaK. Yocke, of Richmond, Virginia; and granddaughter, Alanna K. Yocke of New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
 
Services with military honors will be held at 11:00am, Friday, September 16, 2022 at Florida National Cemetery, with Deacon Eric Makoid officiating.
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENTS BY
MERRITT FUNERAL HOME
BROOKSVILLE, FLORIDA
(352)796-6699
WWW.MERRITTFUNERAL.COM
 
 
 
 
 

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Services

Graveside Service
Friday
September 16, 2022

11:00 AM
Florida National Cemetery
6502 S.W. 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, Florida 33513

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