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Mr. Norman L. Yocum, age 80, of Florence, Indiana, entered this life on December 29, 1937, in Carroll County, Kentucky, the son of the late, William and Beulah May (Clements) Yocum. He was raised in Switzerland County most of his life where he attended school. Norman was united in marriage to Linda Lou Walton and later united in marriage to Joanne Marie (McCormick) Kelley. Norman and Joanne shared 17 years of marriage together until she passed away on May 11, 2012. He was employed as an installer for the Sprint Telephone Company at the Vevay Office, retiring in 2002, after 44 years of service. Norman enjoyed hunting and fishing and will be missed by his family. Norman passed away at 10:35 a.m., Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at his residence in Florence, Indiana.
Norman is survived by his sons, Jeff Yocum and his wife: Tammy of Vevay, IN, Darrell Yocum, Sr. of Vevay, IN, Mike Yocum and his wife: Amanda of Rising Sun, IN, David Yocum of East Enterprise, IN and Norman Yocum, Jr. and his wife: Carol of Hanover, IN; his daughters, Shawn Smith and her husband: Charles of Walton, KY and Anita Sullivan and her husband: Roy of Warsaw, KY; his step-sons, William Kelley of Greenwood, IN and Robert A. Kelley, Jr. of Logansport, IN; his step-daughter, Lisa Marie Scroggins of Jeffersonville, IN; his 25-grandchildren and 29-great-grandchildren; his brothers, Paul Yocum of Madison, IN, Duke Yocum and his wife: Jodi of Hanover, IN and Denny Yocum of Chelsea, IN; his sisters, Pearl Konkle of Columbus, OH and Wanda Buress of Chelsea, IN and his numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Beulah May (Clements) Yocum; his 1st wife, Linda Lou (Walton) Keith, died March 9, 2009; his 2nd-wife, Joanne Marie (McCormick) Kelley-Yocum, died May 11, 2012; his son, Charles Yocum; his granddaughter, April Yocum; his daughter-in-law, Sheena Alaine (Perry) Yocum, died October 2, 2015; his brothers, Billy and Kenny Yocum and his sister, Mary Jo Copeland.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday, January 22, 2018, at 1:00 pm, by Bro. Roy Duckworth at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Friends may call 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Monday, January 22, 2018, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Switzerland County Emergency Response. Cards are available at the funeral home.