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Douglas Yerkes

Douglas Yerkes

Tuesday, January 8th, 1946 Saturday, May 4th, 2019

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Obituary for Douglas Allen Yerkes

Douglas Allen Yerkes, 73, of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee,
husband to Madeline Genco Yerkes for the past nine and a half years,
went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 4, 2019.

He is survived in life by his children, Dougie Yerkes Jr, Mary Franco,
Paul Genco, Michael Genco, Scott Genco (Teresa),
Brian Genco (Julie), and Tom Genco (Tammie).
Grandchildren, Emily Genco, Nick Genco, Jack Genco, Matthew Genco,
Alex Franco, Stephen Franco, and Asa Lake. Siblings Pat Zebb, Bobbie Locascio, Jane Scott, Walter Yerkes, and Gary Yerkes. Several nieces and nephews.

He is predeceased in death by his children, Stephen Yerkes, and two baby boys.

Douglas will be remembered for his great sense of humor, and embellished story telling.
He enjoyed coaching baseball, being a driver/chauffeur, and loved everything Disney.

A memorial visitation will be held from
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm; followed by memorial service from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm on
Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Trinity Bible Church,
205 North Suber Road, Greer, South Carolina 29651.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
Saint Jude Children’s Hospital or the Make a Wish Foundation.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, May 25th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Trinity Bible Church
    205 North Suber Road
    Greer, SC
    Saturday, May 25th, 2019
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, May 25th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Trinity Bible Church
    205 North Suber Road
    Greer, SC
    Saturday, May 25th, 2019

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Annette Farmer

Every time I look across to the concession stand I expect to see Doug he was truly loved by the ones who work here at the theater when I go in to clock out I look for Doug I miss him so much your whole family is in our prayers
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Karen Blakely

I'd like to express my heartfelt condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father, grandfather and brother. May God give your family the strength needed to endure at this time of Sorrow. Soon God will use Jesus to end all suffering including the pain you are feeling right now," and he will wipe out every tear from their eyes and death will be no more neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore" this is a personal promise from God that is found at Revelation 21:4. May these promises from God give you peace now and real hope for the future.
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Richelle Doney

Such a great guy! The world already feels a little smaller without him in it. Loved his gregariousness and his aptitude for conversation. He felt like your best friend from the moment you met him. In truth, I imagine most people felt that way about him! Rejoicing with you that he's in heaven and fully restored to full health and vitality. My love and prayers are with the family.
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