Gene Yeager, 83, of Shelbyville died Friday, February 24, 2012 at the Crestview Health Care Center.
He was a member of the Fisherville Church of Christ for over 72 years. He was a lifelong farmer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Beatrice Carey Yeager and brother, Norman Yeager.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Virginia Snider Yeager; daughter, Lynn Bingman; sons, Kenny Yeager (Pat); all of Shelbyville; and Kevin Yeager, Finchville; grandchildren Jennifer Glass (William); Thomas Croghan (Stacy), both of Louisville; Daniel Chesser (Melanie), Shelbyville; Jill Yeager, Lexington; Miranda Yeager, Dalton Yeager, Bryce Yeager all of Finchville; step granddaughter, Jennifer Bingman, Texas and 2 great grandchildren, Hannah Chesser, Shelbyville and Jolene Croghan, Louisville.
Funeral services will be 10:30 Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at the Shannon Funeral Home with Rev. Terry Morrison, Bro. Tim Morrow and Jim Pound officiating. Visitation will be 3-8 P.M. Monday, February 27th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery.
Expressions of Sympathy may be made to: http://www.parkinson.org/ to the Gene Yeager Parkinson's Memorial Fund or by calling 800-327-4545.