Raymond Glen “Buck” Yost, 82, of Jackson, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born November 14, 1934, in Potosi, Missouri, to Louis L. and Ethel Gibson Yost.  He and Norma Jean Mowery were married September 11, 1955, in Potosi.

Buck worked many years in industrial mining, retiring in 2000.  After retirement, he drove vehicles for Bening Motor Co. in Jackson.

He loved and adored his family.  His memberships include First Baptist Church in Jackson; Masonic Lodge #131 AF & AM in Potosi; and Order of Eastern Star #91 in Jackson, serving as chaplain.

Loving survivors include his wife of 61 years, Norma Jean Yost of Jackson; two sons, Michael (Sue) Yost of Swansea, Illinois, Danny (Pam) Yost of Wildwood, Missouri; two grandchildren, Eric (Emily) Yost and Amanda (Braden) Schrum; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Roma Mason of St. Peters, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Lewis and Jack Yost.

Visitation is Tuesday, February 28, 2017, from 9 a.m. to service time at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

The funeral is Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at 11 a.m., at the funeral home, with the Rev. Lucas Clabough officiating.

Graveside committal will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at the New Masonic Cemetery in Potosi, Missouri.  Family and friends will gather from 3 to 5 p.m., at Potosi Southern Baptist Church.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the American Heart Association or First Baptist Church (Music Program) in Jackson.

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  1. Ken and Jeanne Mowery

    So sorry for your loss. Will be praying for you and your family during this difficult time

  2. Dear Norma & Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. We know Ray is currently resting in peace in the arms of his Lord and Saviour even as you may be struggling with missing him. Know that we will hold you and your family up in prayer.

    Keith & Shirley Seabaugh

  3. Raymond Little

    Very great man!

  4. Jennie Ruth

    NormaJean, Mike and Danny…So sorry to hear about Buck…He was such a great guy..As a kid growing up with you guys our family always had a great time together and we’ll always have lots of stories to remember…I’m sure Buck and my dad are rejoicing together…

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