Stephen L. Yorgy

November 8, 1948March 20, 2021

Stephen Yorgy, 72, of Shepherdsville passed away after a long battle with cancer. He lived and grew up in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Steve served in the Navy for four years, where he was introduced to aviation mechanics. Later, he went on to work for UPS Airline as an aviation mechanic and retired in 2010. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was also active in the Knights of Columbus and Outdoors without Limits. Steve loved traveling especially the fly-fishing trips to San Pedro, Belize. He is survived by his wife of 49 ¾ years Shirley, son, Patrick, daughter Michele(Julie), and three grandsons. He also leaves behind a brother, David from Altoona, nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be Thursday, March 25, 2021 from 4pm until 7pm at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home in Okolona. Funeral Mass will be Friday, March 26, 2021 at 11am at St. Aloyisius Catholic Church in Shepherdsville with burial to follow at Highland Memory Gardens in Mt. Washington. In lieu of flowers, Steve requested donations to Outdoors without Limits (Bernheim Chapter), 598 W. Laurel River Dr.,Shepherdsville, KY 40165 or Crusade for Children.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 25, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, March 26, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Friday, March 26, 2021


Stephen L. Yorgy

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Dawn Lee, CEO WHAS Crusade for Children

March 30, 2021

On behalf of the WHAS Crusade for Children, we are very sorry for your loss. It is people like Stephen who have made it possible for the Crusade to help children with special needs for over 67 years. Thank you for honoring his memory by remembering the WHAS Crusade for Children. His legacy will be seen for years to come through the lives of children who are helped. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Michele Broell

March 25, 2021

Steve would always give Kodiak treats over the fence. He loved animals. He liked hot peppers and I would give him Jalapenos I grew from my garden. He would yell at me from his back door and say " Put that cat down" , he always had a sense of humor.

Doug Hall

March 22, 2021

Rest in Eternal Peace Commander.
Fly High Brother
Thank you for your friendship.
Cracker Barrel breakfast will not be the same without you.
Thank you for your contribution to keep the planes flying in the Navy and UPS
Thank you for your service to our Great Nation.
Semper Fi
Doug Hall

Suzanne Eveslage

March 22, 2021

Shirley: My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. Steve was always a kind and helpful neighbor to me. My love and heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.

Janice Johns

March 22, 2021

Steve was very dedicated to his church, St. Aloysius. He will be greatly missed.