We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Richard Yankey

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

Richard Yankey

Funeral services will be Thursday, August 21, 2008 for 54 year old Richard Yankey of Chester, IL who passed away Sunday, August 17, 2008.

Richard was born June 29, 1954 in Red Bud, IL, the son of Norman and Wanda (Herring) Yankey. He married Betty Goeddel on June 19, 1971 and she survives of Chester, IL.

Also surviving are two daughters, Kim Welton and Laurie Richardet both of Chester, IL. His step-mother, Pearl Yankey of Chester, IL. Eight siblings, Deb Mehrer of Tennessee, Michael Baughman of Evansville, IL, Donna Steele, Jeff Baughman and Angie McAdams all of Perryville, MO, Michael Yankey of Chester, IL, Krista McDermott of Korea and Tara McDermott of Pinckneyville, IL. Special friend, Carol Moss. Four grandchildren also survive along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister.

Friends are calling from 5pm to 8pm Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL.

Funeral service for Richard Yankey will be Thursday, August 21, 2008 at 1pm from the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL with Rev. Phillip Keeton officiating.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Chester, IL.

Memorials can be made to the American Heart Association or to the American Diabetes Association.