Doyle E. Yancey, age 70, of the Day Ridge Road in Whitley City, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016,
He was born on December 5, 1945, at Kayjay, Kentucky in Knox County, to the late Edward and Cana (Vanover) Yancey. He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Clellon Yancey and Jimmy Ray Helton whom he considered as a brother, and five sisters: Edda Rose, Ailene Sumler, Ruth Hickman, Joyce Vanover and Wilma Schultz.
Surviving family include his wife Ruby (Hickman) Yancey of Whitley City, two sons: Brian (and Heather) Yancey of Stearns and Brad (and Renee) Yancey of Whitley City, four grandchildren: Tyson, Shawn, TayShon, and Ashton Yancey, and two great-grandchildren: Peyton Garland and Riley Yancey. He has a brother, Reed Yancey of Whitley City and four sisters: Glenna Stanton (husband Novin) of Rockcastle County, Kentucky, Wanda Owen (husband Silas) of Whitley City, Lois Coffey (husband Pat) of Whitley City, and Elva Hughes (husband Charles) of Greenwood, Kentucky.
Doyle had worked in maintenance for the McCreary County Schools. He had also done commercial construction. He was a sergeant in the United States Army and enjoyed fishing, hunting, sports and especially the Kentucky Wildcats.
Funeral services: 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 16, 2016, in the chapel of McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Eddie King officiating.
Visitation: 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 16, 2016.
McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.