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Carl G. Yackley

June 26, 1939 January 13, 2012
Carl G. Yackley
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Carl G. Yackley 72, of Peoria passed away at 5:59 p.m. Friday, January 13, 2012 at Methodist Medical Center. He was born June 26, 1939 in Havana, IL to Harry L. and Pauline Boehl Yackley. He married Bev Moore on July 11, 1959 in Palmyra, MO. She survives. Also surviving are four children; Kevin (Jill) Yackley of Orem, Utah, Kim (Tom) Coyle of Brimfield, Ken (Angela) Yackley of Peoria and Terri (Cindy) Stone of Washington, IL. Nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, one brother John (Kathy) Yackley of Havana and two nieces. He was preceded in death by five grandchildren; Brian Coyle, Bobby and Kyle Yackley, Melinda and Christopher Elkins. Carl was a truck driver for Caterpillar for 30 years until his retirement. He was very active in the U.A.W. and the Midwest Old Threshers. He loved train watching, camping and enjoyed square dancing with his wife and kids. Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at The Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints Church. Bishop Rick Jeffs officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Wright & Salmon Mortuary and one hour before services at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials are to the Carl Yackley Memorial Fund c/o CEFCU. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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