John Charles Yocum III, “Jack”, 81, husband of Carol A. (Ream) Yocum, of Boyertown, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, August 27, 2022.
Born in Pottstown, Jack was the son of the late John Charles Yocum, Jr. and Ethel V. (Burns) Yocum.
Jack was a fleet manager with West Motor Freight in Boyertown for forty-two years.
Jack was very active in his community. He a fifty-year member of both the Boyertown Orioles, and Pikeville Sportsman’s Association. He was a lifetime member of Liberty Fire House and Friendship Hook and Ladder, as well as a forty-year member of Pottstown Quoit Club and a member of Gabelsville Athletic Association. In his younger years, Jack enjoyed travelling as well as bowling, he was a member of five leagues. He also was a speed skater for Sinking Springs Arena where he won numerous medals.
Surviving in addition to his wife are two nieces: Karen L. Mowery, wife of Glenn, and Marsha A. Muth, wife of Mark, as well as one nephew, Randy West, husband of Jennifer, and many other family members and friends.
Jack was predeceased by one son, John Charles Yocum, IV “Jace”, as well as one sister, Barbara J. West.
Family and friends are invited to a viewing on Friday, September 2, 2022 from 10AM to 11:30AM at Morrell Funeral Home, 124 W. Philadelphia Ave Boyertown, PA 19512. A funeral service will immediately follow at 11:30 AM.
Burial will be in Oley Cemetery in Spangsville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Friendship Hook and Ladder Fire Company 10 Warwick St Boyertown, PA 19512, or the Pottstown Quoit Club 204 S. Hanover St Pottstown, PA 19464.
Morrell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. (www.morrellfuneralhome.com)