Obituary for Leonard Clark “Pooch” Yost, Sr.

Leonard Clark “Pooch” Yost, Sr., age 84 of Pulaski, formerly of Bluefield, Virginia, died Sunday, November 24, 2019 at his residence.  He was born in Bluefield, VA on January 20, 1935, and was the son of the late Pauline Davis Yost and Frederick Leonard Yost.  Pooch was a veteran of the United States Army and National Guard, was a retired physical education teacher in the Public School system in the Bluefield area, was a member of First Christian Church (DOC) in Pulaski, was a devoted member of the Dublin Lions Club where he served with enthusiasm as Tail Twister for many years, and was a member of the American Legion Post #58 of Dublin. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased in death by a brother; Ronnie Yost and a sister Pauline Yost Lucas.  He is survived by his son; Chuck Yost (Janie) of Bluefield, VA:  daughters; Lesli Reynolds (Lane) of Poplarville, MS, and Jaynee Kessler (David) of Bradenton, FL: a brother; Ted Yost of Bluefield, VA, along with nine grandchildren: Jeremiah Farmer of Bluefield, VA, Robin White (Kyle) of Murfreesboro, TN, Nicolas Farmer (Renee) Pulaski, Mikael Kessler (Delana) of Charlotte, NC, Tyler Yost of Knoxville, TN, Andrew Farmer of Bluefield, VA, Zachary Yost (Leslie) of Oak Ridge, TN, Joey Reynolds of Jackson, MS, and Chris Reynolds of Poplarville, MS: and eleven great-grandchildren.  A memorial service will be held Monday, December 2, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at First Christian Church (DOC) 524 N. Jefferson Ave. Pulaski, VA 24301, with the Rev. Dr. John Dunstan officiating.  Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. at the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery 5550 Bagging Plant Road, Dublin, VA 24084, where the American Legion Post 58 and the National Guard will perform military honors.  Visiting will be at the church on Monday from 12 noon until 2:00 p.m.  A special note of appreciation to one of his grandson’s, “Nick” for always being there for him, along with his special friends:  Barry, Ron, Jerry and numerous others.  For those who wish, contributions may be made to the First Christian Church P.O. Box 1007 Pulaski, VA 24301 or the Dublin Lions Club P.O. Box 1225 Dublin, VA 24084.  Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com  Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.

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