Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 1, 2014

Timothy Alan Yearout

PRINCETON — Born March 20, 1949, he was a son of Margie Harman Yearout of Bluefield, WV and the late Jack Robin Yearout.

Mr. Yearout attended Calvary Baptist Church in Bluefield, WV, and was a graduate of Bluefield State College with a B. S. in Civil Engineering. Tim had a varied work career. He began with the ACME Markets, worked as a union painter on the East River Mountain Tunnel, participated in general bridge construction with Orders Construction and assisted with mine site preparation with Stevens Excavating.  He spent 20 years in the bridge department for the WV Department of Highways (DOH) and completed his final 13 years as auditor under Clarence Hughart in the Compliance Procedures and Evaluation Section of the DOH.

Tim was an avid golfer and was a member of Princeton WV Elks Lodge #1459.

In addition to his mother, survivors include his fiancée, Connie Smith of Princeton, WV; two children, Barry and Michael Yearout, both of Princeton; siblings, Dusty Yearout and wife Joni of Bluefield, Robin Yearout and husband Stu Gore of Milton, WV, and Kevin Yearout of Bluefield; and one grandchild, Skylar Yearout of Princeton, and his beloved pet, Scratch. He is also survived by his wonderful caregivers, Linda Howard, Kim Dawson and Elaine Pettrey; and those at Hospice Compassus who provided him with wonderful care.

A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, May 2, 2014 from the Mercer Funeral Home Chapel at 2:00 p.m. with Craig Hammond officiating.

A gathering of food, family and friends will follow at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2005 Washington Street, Bluefield, WV 24701.

Tim chose to participate in the Human Gift Registry Program at Marshall University.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Hospice Compassus, 1330 Mercer Street, Suite 1, Princeton, WV 24740.

Those wishing to share memories or condolence messages with the family may do so by visiting

Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mr. Timothy Alan Yearout.


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