Reginald E. “Reg” Yockey, age 76, of Anthon, Iowa, passed away on Friday, August 24 2018, at the Mercy Medical Center of Sioux City, Iowa.
A Graveside will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Oak Hill Cemetery of Anthon, Iowa. Pastor Karen Handke will officiate. A visitation will be held one hour prior from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Armstrong – Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa.
The Armstrong – Van Houten Funeral Home of Anthon, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online to www.armstrongfuneral.com.
Reginald E. “Reg” Yockey, the son of Clelland “Jib” and Violet (Livermore) Yockey, was born on August 19, 1942, in Anthon, Iowa.
He grew up in the town of Anthon and was a graduate of Anthon-Oto High School.
After high school, Reg enlisted into the United States Army. He honorably served his country from 1964 to 1966.
After returning from the service, Reg worked for the United States Post Office until his retirement.
On August 3, 2000, Reg was united in marriage to Reta (Fisher) Gotto. The two enjoyed each other’s company until Reta’s passing in 2013.
Reg enjoyed watching sports and favored all Arizona teams. He liked eating popcorn, playing cards, coloring with his grandchildren and spending time with his family.
Left to cherish his memory are step-children: Rob (JoAnn) Gotto of Orange City, IA; Rachelle (Eric) Polkinghorn of Moville, IA; and Robyn (Lee) Hirst of Sioux City, IA; 7 step-grandchildren; 3 step-great-grandchildren with one on the way; nephews Scott (Connie) Yockey of Anthon, IA and David (Deby) Yockey of Sioux Falls, SD; and nieces Dawn (David) Zanhley of Anthon, IA and Terri (Mark) Green of Bonner Springs, KS.
Reg was preceded in death by his parents, Clelland and Violet Yockey; his wife, Reta Yockey; brothers Fritz and Denny Yockey; and his mother-in-law, Lucille Fisher.