David Eugene Yoos

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

David Eugene Yoos, 64, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021, at Landmark Hospital, in Joplin, due to complications of heart failure and diabetes. Dave was born Oct. 21, 1956, in Pittsburg, Kan., to Ralph Eugene (Gene) Yoos and Norma (Pettibon) Yoos.

Dave was a 1975 graduate of Bronaugh R-7 High School. He was raised on the family farm and worked on the farm after high school. Later, he worked for a subsidiary of the Kansas City Southern Railroad in Kansas City, Mo. During his Kansas City days, he loved his part time job selling concessions at the Royals /Kaufman Stadium and enjoyed his days watching the Big Leagues. Dave was a lifelong sports fan ó football, basketball, and baseball especially. He loved family, friends, card playing, math, riddles, trains, and having fun.

David is survived by his son A.J. Yoos Verdusco; mother, Norma (Pettibon) Yoos; one brother, Lewis H. (Hank) Yoos (wife Michele); one sister, Norma Jean Yoos; niece and nephews, Sheena, Derrick, and Jared (wife Amber) Dickey; great nephew and niece Keyton and Jordyn Dickey. Also surviving are uncle, Bill D. Yoos, aunt, Madeline (Yoos) DeCuyper, and aunt, Margaret (Pettibon) Leatherman; and many beloved Yoos and Pettibon cousins and their families near and far.

David kept close contact with relatives, old schoolmates, and friends. You were his joy in life. Even as his health failed, he had a corny joke or a riddle to keep people guessing and smiling.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 7, at the McKill Chapel Cemetery in rural Bronaugh, Mo. Friends may call from Tuesday morning until noon, Wednesday, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the McKill Chapel Cemetery Association or to a charity of the donorís choice in care of the funeral home.

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