Billie L. Yoho
Billie Lee Yoho (86), residing in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2012.
Bill, a practicing attorney for 58 years in Prince George’s and Washington counties in Maryland, was the son of Wilbur Wiley and Nellie Pansy Hawkins of Huntington, West Virginia, and is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann Yoho; son Kevin R. Yoho and wife Melissa J. Arnott; daughter Karen L. Yoho; John M. Dolby and wife Shelley A. Dolby; Dianne C. Arter and husband Jim Arter; Jean M. Dolby; Joan D. Dolby; sister Charlotte L. Kelly; brother Gene E. Yoho and wife Mabel; Robert W. Yoho and wife Alice; 13 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, four sisters, two step-brothers and two step-sisters he deeply missed.
Bill held many leadership roles including Lions Clubs International, the Maryland Bar Association, and in municipal government. He participated in the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Shriners, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, and Knights Templar. He enlisted in the United States Navy and after his Honorable Discharge, he attended the University of Maryland as an undergraduate, and then law school. Bill earned advanced pilot certifications both in aviation and boating which he enjoyed.
Engaged by faith in Jesus Christ and involved with church, Bill loved to learn and teach Bible classes as a Presbyterian ruling elder and as a Baptist, bringing full circle his mother telling him he was named for preacher Billy Sunday.
Services were held on Saturday, September 22nd at 11:00 a.m. at Warm Springs Baptist Church, 3683 Pious Ridge Rd., Berkeley Springs West Virginia. Visitors called beginning at 10:00 a.m. A lunch was immediately followed, hosted by Bill’s church family. Interment in Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made to the Warm Springs Baptist Church for education.
Arrangements entrusted to the Grove Funeral Home, Hancock, Maryland.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com.
This is a paid obituary.