William “Jack” Edward Yager, Jr, 90, passed away on March 3, 2023 at the Virginia Veterans Care Center in Roanoke.
A native of Virginia, he was the husband of the late Peggy Thomas Yager and the son of William and Evelyn Yager, both deceased. Jack was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict as a B-29 airplane mechanic. He was a member of Community Advent Christian Church. Jack was also an avid racing fan and loved cars.
Those left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Cindy Bradshaw and husband Vic; his son, Eddy Yager and wife Gail; one grandson, Logan Yager; one sister, Betsy Mercy and husband Peter; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Lotz Funeral Home in Salem on Friday, March 10, 2023 from 10:00 until 11:00 am. A funeral service will follow in the chapel of Lotz Funeral Home at 11:00 am with Pastor T.G. Ayers officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Sherwood Memorial Park.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the caring staff of the Virginia Veterans Care Center in Roanoke.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Community Advent Christian Church, 4512 Old Mountain Road, Roanoke, VA 24019.
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