On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, after a two month illness, Jeffrey Yocum, age 28, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born in Youngstown, OH on February 1, 1991 to Charles "Bud" and Joyce Ann (Wasylko) Yocum of Hubbard, OH.
Besides his parents, Jeffrey is survived by his wife, Krystal Galarza of Powell, OH, their six year old son, Liam; siblings, John (Autumn) Yocum of Lakewood, OH, Lynn Yocum of Bainbridge, OH; mother-in-law, Mercedes (Nick) Bauermeister of London, OH; brother and sister in laws, Alex and Anais Bauermeister, both at home in London, OH; grandmother-in-law, Francisca Castillo of Dominican Republic; aunts, uncles, cousins and friends from across the U S, especially his Best Friend and Army Buddy, Trevor Tipton.
Jeffrey honorably served his country as a SSG in the United States Army where he was an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator and Instructor. He spent two tours of duty in Afghanistan and then worked as a civilian contactor for a private security firm.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held from 2-5 pm on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the Woodland Cellars Winery, 212 North Main St., Hubbard, OH 44425. Burial will take place at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
Arrangements by Cremation & Funeral Service by Gary S Silvat Inc. Share a memory or send condolences by visiting: www.cremateohio.com.
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