Robert C. Yeakle

Robert C. Yeakle


Robert Carl Yeakle, 89, died Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in Salisbury, Md.

He was born August 3, 1929 in Little Cove, Pa., he was the son of the late Myrtle Brubaker Yeakle and William Ernest Yeakle.

He was honorably discharged from the United States Army in 1948.

He bottled and distributed Frosty Root-beer, worked for RC Cola and was the plant manager until his retirement in 1989 for Pepsi Cola of Annapolis.

He was an avid boater and longtime member of the Maryland Cruising Club and Maryland Yacht Club.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Elizabeth Boyd Yeakle; one grandson, William Pelot III; one great-granddaughter; two sisters, Vivian Graham, Berkeley Springs and June Himes, Williamsport, Md.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Donna Christian.

Services were held Tuesday, January 15 at the Veterans Cemetery, Crownsville, Md.

Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to Coastal Hospice, PO Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802. Arrangements were handled by Holloway Funeral Home, PA, Salisbury.