Obituary: William A.Yost

Published: Apr. 27, 2021 at 4:06 PM EDT
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William A.Yost, 77 of Elizabeth, WV. passed away April 24, 2021 at the Camden Clark Medical Center.

He was born in Louisville, OH. the son of the late Frank Kenneth and Eleanor Ann Frutchy Yost.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and had worked as a Painter with Service Painting Corp.   He was a member of the AMVETS in Florida.  He loved helping people and veterans, while in Florida  he would escort on motorcycle the trucks that would transport the Wreaths to be laid on veterans graves on Veterans’ Day.  He loved being a Papaw and seeing all of his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Carter Smith of Elizabeth, WV.  His children, Thomas Yost of Bradenton, FL.  Tracee Trant of Miss. and Ann Marie Applegate of TN.  Seven Grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one on the way, three stepchildren, six step granddaughters and seven step great grandchildren.  One brother, Kenneth Yost of Massillon,OH. and one sister, Barbara Fletcher of Canton, OH.

At his request there will be no visitation or services.

The Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg is assisting the family with arrangements and online condolences may be sent to the family at

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