James Robert Yost

April 4, 1955 ~ January 15, 2023 (age 67) 67 Years Old

James Yost Obituary

James Robert Yost, 67, of Conyngham, passed away at his home on Sunday afternoon, January 15, 2023.

Born in Hazleton to the late William D. and Sondra J. (Welch) Yost, he was preceded in death by his niece Megan Murray.

Jim was a graduate of West Hazleton High School in 1973 and proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1979-1982.  He was employed as a Maintenance Mechanic at several local firms.  Jim was a member of the Valley Vets Post #8161.

He is survived by his sister Margaret Yost and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.  At his request, no service is planned and burial will take place at the convenience of the family.

Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc. (East), 669 W. Butler Drive, Drums, is assisting the family.  Donations in his name may be made to the Hazleton Animal Shelter, PO Box 481, Hazleton, PA 18201.  Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at

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