He was a retired Minister and Evangelist and was a member of Gospel Light Chapel near Dundee.
He was first married to the former Grace Roth who preceded him in 1985 and is survived by his second wife the former Dorothy Stutzman Troyer whom he married April 12, 1986.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by their children Ron (Judith) Yutzy of Nappanee, Indiana, Jim (Drusilla) Yutzy of Middletown, OH, Barbara (John) Coblentz of Guys Mill, PA, John (Lois) Yutzy of Drayton, Ontario Canada, Myron (Karen) Troyer of Berlin and Charlene (Arlen) Mullet of Sugarcreek, his brother Lester Yutzy of Dubuque, Iowa, 25 grandchildren, 56 great grandchildren and 8 great great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and first wife, he is preceded in death by a daughter, a brother and 2 daughters-in-law.
Services will be held on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 10:00 AM at Gospel Light Chapel 2743 CR 168 Dundee with Pastor Eli Weaver officiating. Burial will be in Sonlight Chapel Church Cemetery at Maysville. Friends may call on Tuesday 6-8 PM and Wednesday 2-4 & 6-8 PM at Gospel Light Chapel.
Arrangements are being handled by Smith-Varns Funeral Home at Sugarcreek. Memorials may be made to Crossroads Hospice of NE Ohio 3743 Boettler Dr. Suite E, Green, Ohio 44685. For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home’s website to share a memory and sign the guest register.