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Theodore Joseph “Ted” Yackie, III

Theodore Joseph “Ted” Yackie, III went to his heavenly home with the Angels on January 21, 2014.

Theodore Joseph “Ted” Yackie, III went to his heavenly home with the Angels on January 21, 2014.

He was born on February 17, 1968 in St. Joseph, Missouri. He was the son of Theodore J. Jr, and Sharon (Pohl) Yackie of St. Joseph. He lived the first ten years of his life on north 3rd st, then moved to Amazonia, where he attended school, then graduated from Savannah High School.

He was a semi-truck driver for K.A.R.S. Trucking and also a former driver for Midwest Scrap Trucking of St. Joseph.

Theodore was a member of the Savannah Avenue Baptist Church in St. Joseph, Missouri. He was also a member of the St. Joseph C B Club. His handle was Teddy Bear.

He was preceded in death by his father; and grandparents, Charley and Gladys Pohl of Amazonia.

Survivors: mother; two daughters, Heather Yackie and Melanie Yackie of the home; sister, Theresa Hunt, St. Joseph, Missouri; two nieces, Ashley Yackie and Caitlyn Hunt, St. Joseph, Missouri; nephew, Brandon Wilson, St. Joseph, Missouri; one great nephew, Ayden Colley; two great nieces, Kloe Yackie and Brittany Wilson; step-niece, Jennie Hunt; girlfriend of seventeen years, Deanna Bittick; stepdaughter, Shannon Bittick-Belk; two grandchildren, K’jwan Belk and Azzayan Belk; and many close friends and relatives.

Care provided by Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.  Inurnment St. John’s Cemetery, Amazonia, Missouri. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the family to help defray funeral expenses.

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