Jonathan Wayne Yost

February 29, 1948April 12, 2018

Jonathan W. Yost, age 70, of Jackson Township, passed away Thursday morning, April 12, 2018. He was born February 29, 1948 in Canton to the late Elmer Leo and Betty Jane (Williams) Yost.

Jonathan was a graduate of Timken High School, Class of 1967, and served as a U.S. Marine in Vietnam from 1968-1969. He retired from the Hoover Company in 2003.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda Grogg, and Cynthia Wagner. He is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years (July 15th), Karen (Oberlin) Yost; son, Adam C. (Kelly) Yost; daughter, Jennifer L. (Rodney) Parson; three grandchildren, Maggie and Jack Yost, and Paige Parson.

Friends may call from 12pm-2pm on Friday, April 20th in the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home, with a memorial service immediately following. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Akron Children’s Hospital, One Perkins Square, Akron, Ohio 44308.


  • Visitation Friday, April 20, 2018
  • Memorial Service Friday, April 20, 2018

Jonathan Wayne Yost

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Layman Wagner

April 20, 2018

My condolences to the family of my Uncle Jon.