Donald Deane Yoest, age 81, of Tipton, MO, passed away Monday, November 14, 2022, at his home.
Don was born January 17, 1941, in California, MO, a son of Andrew and Agnes (Hartman) Yoest, who preceded him in death.
He married the love of his life, Marilyn Kay Null on September 18, 1965, at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Tipton, who survives of the home.
Don earned his Bachelor of Science, from the University of Missouri in1965. He worked as the field editor Rural Electric Missourian magazine. He was a recipient of the George West Haggard Memorial Journalism Award, presented by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Don was also a certified real estate appraiser and was broker/owner of Don Yoest Realty & Insurance Agency. He received various sales awards during his career. Don also served as the community relations coordinator for the Missouri Department Natural Resources, was a member Tipton Rural Fire Association, and loved working his cattle.
In addition to his wife of fifty-seven years, survivors include his three sons, Scott Yoest (Lonna Jean) of Ithaca, NY, Joel Yoest (Dawn) of Liberty, MO, and Neal Yoest (Kathy) of Tipton; and nine grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Kent Yoest.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 3 pm to 5 pm, Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Meisenheimer-Page-Dady Funeral Home, Tipton, MO.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Friends of Northland Scouting PO Box 885, Liberty, MO 64069