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David Lee Yager

d. November 14, 2011

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 5 - 8 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street in Vandalia 63382.

Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Vandalia Cemetery.
Officiating will be: Rev. Jamie Franke.

Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Tony Yager, Randy Lewis, George Shaw, Leon Shaw, Ben Galarza and Danny Burnett. Hononary pallbearers: Rich Laird, Ros Hull, David Willis and Mark McDowell.

David Lee Yager passed away unexpectedly at 6:22 a.m. on Monday, November 14, 2011 at the Audrain Medical Center in Mexico, Missouri. David was a lifelong resident and a 1997 graduate of Van-Far High School. He has been working since March 1998 at the Pike County Sheltered Workshop in Bowling Green. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Vandalia and enjoyed many hobbies. David was an avid bowler, enjoyed watching wrestling, racing electronic slot cars, fishing, a miniature train enthusiast and loved to be with children, especially his nieces and nephews.

Born: April 6, 1978 in Mexico, Missouri the son of Carl L. and Donna Lee (Merson) Yager Sr.


Survivors include: his parents of Vandalia; one brother, Carl L. "Buddy" and wife, Tanya Yager Jr. of Tuscon, Arizona; paternal grandfather, Marvin C. Yager Sr. of Vandalia; honorary grandmother, Pat Lynn of Vandalia; aunts & uncles: Carla Hobbs of Laddonia, Missouri; Marvin C. and wife, Rose Yager Jr. of Vandalia; Janet and husband, Jim Stevenson of Farber, Missouri; also survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: paternal grandmother, Virginia A. (Rinker) Yager and maternal grandfather, David L. Merson.

Memorials are encouraged to the American Cancer Society.

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