Born in Martins Ferry, OH, he was a graduate of Mount Union College and received his Master of Divinity from Garrett Theological Seminary. He served as pastor at several United Methodist churches: Palmyra, Mahoning West Parish, Ohltown, Fredericktown, North Royalton, Mansfield First, and most recently, The United Methodist Church in Stow, retiring in 2006.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Judye; sons Jeffrey D. (Di-Anna) and Jason A. (Renee); grandchildren Logan D. and Justin A., and brothers Thomas H. (Shirley) and Victor Lee (Sondra).
Calling hours will be from 12:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at The United Methodist Church in Stow, 4880 Fishcreek Road, Stow, OH 44224 followed by a memorial service at 2:00 P.M. Memorials may be made in Rev. Yeager’s name to the church.