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Richard Nelson Yeager

June 4, 1958 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 59)

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October 10, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

Memorial Service
October 10, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

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Richard Nelson "Baby Face" Yeager, 59, of Defiance, passed away on  Friday October 6, 2017 in his home.
He was born on June 4, 1958 to Gale and Patricia (Leonard) Yeager in Defiance.  He married the love of his Sherry (Sisco) Yeager.  An electrician by trade he also worked construction and installed traffic signals.  Richard loved life and enjoyed riding his motorcycle, playing the guitar, and most of all loved spending time with his family and friends.  Richard was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Defiance and the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Club.
Richard is survived by his loving wife Sherry Yeager of Defiance, daughters, Amber (Nathan) Weaver of Wallingford, KY, Ashley (Shane) Snyder of Defiance, 6 grandchildren, brothers, Tim  (Karol) Yeager, Don Yeager and sister, Gayle Renz all of Defiance. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Dave Yeager.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday,October 10, 2017 from 10:00 - 11:00 am at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Defiance where a memorial service will follow with Pastor Dave Brobston officiating.
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