1940 – 2020
Arthur “Joe” D. Yoist, 79, of Iola, passed away Thursday, May 14, at Baylor Scott & White in College Station, Texas. A memorial service for family and friends will be planned at a later date. Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Nobles Funeral Chapel.
Joe was born to Arthur D. Yoist and Lila Christine White on October 6, 1940 in Corpus Christi. He joined the United States Air Force shortly after graduation and served for 20 years, leaving in 1982 with the rank of 1st Sergeant.
Joe then went to work at Texas A&M University where he retired after ten years. Enjoying his retirement, he and his wife traveled the Native American Pow Wow circuit for five years. Joe then became interested in the Dune Buggy community where he traveled the state of Texas to attend their rallies.
He was preceded in the death by his parents, Arthur D. Yoist, Christine Altimore and step-father Joe Altimore.
Joe is survived by his wife of 27 years, Meli sa Yoist; two daughters, Christy Snoody and Michelle Muncy, both of Dover, Arkansas; step-daughter Scottie Flores of Iola; six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. You are invited to leave
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