John Raymond “Jack” Yutzy, 85, of Italy, Texas, formerly of Mount Savage, Maryland, passed away peacefully at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, located near his daughter’s home in Texas, on Saturday, May 21, 2016. His wife and children were at his side.
Born on June 17, 1930 to the late Raymond and DeNoma (Phares) Yutzy. In addition to his parents, Jack is preceded in death by his brother, Gene R. Yutzy, his sister, Carol G. Fram, and his son, Daniel J. Yutzy.
Jack was an Army Veteran serving in the Korean Conflict. He retired as a self-employed contractor and was a member of St. George’s Episcopal Church having served on the vestry and as Jr. Warden. He was a member of Old Rail Post 6025 VFW and Farrady Post 24 American Legion, having served as bugler in both organizations.
Jack is survived by his wife, Herlinda C. (Chavez) “Linda” Yutzy, Mooresville, NC; two daughters, Patricia A. Jackson and husband, Theodore, Italy, TX; and V. Lynne Sites and husband, Dale, Ashburn, VA; three sons, John R. Yutzy, Jr. and wife, Cheryl, Mooresville, NC; Robert C. Yutzy and wife, Brenda, Gainesville, VA; and Andrew R. Yutzy and wife, Janet, Mt. Airy, MD; grandchildren, Kelly Carrigan, Rebeca Zechmann, Erin Yutzy, Robert Yutzy, Ashley Yutzy, Andrew Justin Yutzy, Melissa Rabinek, Theodore Jackson, Jr., Krissa Jackson, Wendy Paxton, and Angela Mitchell; great grandchildren, Elizabeth Carrigan, William Carrigan, Catherine Zechmann, Madeline Zechmann, Trinity Mitchell, Cole Mitchell, and Zachary Paxton; his sister, DeNoma R. ”Dee” Stallings, and many nieces and nephews.
A Requiem Eucharist will be held at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 12811 Saint George’s Lane, NW, Mt. Savage, Maryland on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11 am with the Right Reverend Martin Townsend officiating.
Interment will be held at St. George’s Episcopal Church Cemetery. Military Honors will be accorded by Farrady Post 24 American Legion.
The family requests memorials be directed to St. George’s Episcopal Church, PO Box 655, Mt. Savage, MD 21545.
St. Georges Episcopal Church
P.O. Box 655, Mt. Savage MD 21545