US Army

Richard "Dick" H. Yount

June 24, 1919 ~ August 14, 2020 (age 101)

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Richard “Dick” H. Yount, age 101 of Bradford, passed away Friday, August 14, 2020 at his home.  Dick was born in Bradford on June 24, 1919 to the (late) Dan Etter Yount & Pearl C. (Hamilton) Yount Wombold; graduate of Bradford High School and attended two years of college; was a W.W.II U.S. Army Signal Corp veteran and served for 24 years where he retired as a Major; was an Instructor at the Federal Civil Service for 12 years; taught at Edison Community College in the Engineering Department for six years; was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Covington; was a lifetime HAM Radio Operator and his call letters were W8RM; and he participated in the Honor Flight in 2008.  Preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Floyd Wombold; son, Richard Yount; son-in-law, Dean Kerns; brother, Daniel H. Yount who was killed during active duty; half-brother, Robert Wombold who was a former POW in Germany; and half-sister, Marjorie Thomas.  Dick is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Marilyn Pat (Worden) Yount; son and daughter-in-law, John & Pauline Yount of Columbus; daughter, Terrie Kerns of Minster; daughter-in-law, Debbie Yount of Wyoming; grandchildren, Michael Kerns, Rebekah & Mike; great-granddaughter, Amelia; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Memorial Mass at St. Teresa Catholic Church at 10:00 AM Saturday with Father James Duell officiating.  Interment of cremains Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington with Military Honors by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Ohio Hospice of Miami County.  Condolences may be left for the family at

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Memorial Mass
August 22, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Teresa Catholic Church
6925 US Rt. 36
Covington, OH 45318


Hospice of Miami County
P.O.Box 502, Troy, OH 45373,

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