Ray “Steve” Yost, age 65, of Athens, Alabama passed away Saturday, November 6,
2021 at Athens Limestone Hospital.
Steve was a graduate of Miami High School
located in Amoret, Missouri, class of 1976. Right after high school Steve began
his career in the construction industry which led him to Yates Center, Kansas
where he was able to work his way up to the General Civil Superintendent at
Wolf Creek Power Plant. He married the love of his life, Joy Leslie Wainscott
on September 6, 1977 in Yates Center, Kansas. Steve’s career later took him and
his wife to North Carolina where they welcomed a son, Joshua Ray Yost. In 1986,
the family moved to Athens, AL when Steve began work at Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant.
He worked at the plant for several years before transitioning to work as a
contractor for NASA supporting facility maintenance and construction. He gained
several awards and more than anything life long friends during this time. After
his retirement, he started Yost and Son Construction with his son, Joshua Yost
doing home remodeling and rental property renovation/maintenance. Steve
accomplished much in his life, including foreman, carpenter, coach, father and
grandfather. He enjoyed hunting with friends, spending time with family, and
most of all spoiling his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all that
knew and loved him.
Steve is preceded in death by his parents Lonnie and
Barbara Yost, sister Verna Haines, and brother Billy Yost. He is survived by
his high school sweetheart and wife of 44 years, Joy Leslie Wainscott Yost;
son, Joshua R. Yost and wife Hillary; 3 grand-daughters, Piper, Sadie, and
Mackenzie; sister and her husband, Michelle and Gene Schroeder and numerous
nieces, nephews, and friends.
A celebration of life is not scheduled at this
time, but will be handled at a later date for the family to receive friends and
loved ones. There will be a celebration scheduled in his hometown of Butler, MO
and another at his long-time home of Athens, AL. The family would like to
express our deepest gratitude for the wonderful care that he received while at
Athens Limestone Hospital and for all of the nursing and doctor staff that made
personal connections during this time. If desired, friends may send condolences
and share memories at https:/www.facebook.com/steve.yost.memoriam.
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Patrick J Lane
Linda and Eric, I am so sorry for your loss...I loved Roger and enjoyed working with him for over 20 yrs at Chrysler, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. I am only a phone call away if you need me for anything. God Bless,
Patrick Lane Huntsville, AL
I was his only brother. He will be missed a lot may his soul rest in peace for eternity Plant a tree for george