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Richard Carl Yeager
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Obituary for Richard Carl Yeager

Cumberland, MD-

Richard Carl Yeager, 91, of Cumberland, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.

Born October 23, 1926 in Cumberland, he was the son of the late Harry Hiram and Elizabeth (Fleckenstein) Yeager.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Robert Harry “Bob” Yeager, and his sister, Elizabeth Dinterman.

Mr. Yeager was a graduate of Allegany High School.

He was a veteran of WWII, having served in the U.S. Army.

He was retired from the University of Maryland, College Park, where he had been an electrician.

Mr. Yeager belonged to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and Fort Cumberland Post #13, American Legion.

Survivors include a niece, Vickie Shaffer, and a great nephew, Robert Scott Shaffer.

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene Street, Cumberland, on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from noon until 2 PM.

The funeral service will follow at 2 PM, with Rev. Dr. Marsha Bell, officiating.

Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park.


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