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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