MILLERSBURG -- Alvin R. Yoder, 84, of Millersburg, died Saturday, May 20, 2017, at his residence, surrounded by his family.
He was born Dec. 16, 1932, in Stark County to Roman I. and Mary (ne Sommers) Yoder. He retired from Weisgarber Trucking, enjoyed bird-watching, traveling and especially spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, the former Gladys Domer, whom he married in 1963; children, Nevin (Jane) Yoder of Salesville, Kurt (Cindy) Yoder and Twila (Rod) Miller, both of Millersburg; grandchildren, Codi Yoder, Kory Yoder, Savannah Yoder, Chance (Shelby) Miller and Brock (Nikki) Yoder; and great-grandchildren, Jackson and Logan Yoder; and brother, Jonas (Alice) Yoder and sister, Clara (Dan) Yoder, both of Millersburg.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Luella, Anna, Gertrude, Betty and Esther.
Services were Tuesday, May 23, at 10 a.m. at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church with Pastor Don Hamsher officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery in Sugarcreek. Friends called on Monday, May 22, from 4-7 p.m. at Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek. Memorials may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio 44691. Those unable to attend can go to the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register.