Obituary For John M. Yount

July 25, 1948 - February 6, 2020

Mr. John McCorkle Yount, 71, of 424 Walker Hill, Eden, NC. passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Morehead- Fair House on *Sunday, February 16th* starting at 3:00pm with full Military Honors provided by the US Army and Rockingham County Veterans Honor Guard.

John graduated from Morehead High School class of 1967. He also attended Rockingham Community College where he received an Associate’s Degree.

He was a US Army Veteran and served his country well in Vietnam.  In his younger years, fishing was one of the things he really enjoyed.  Later in life he loved taking his daughter skeet shooting and they had time to enjoy the outdoors together.  John cherished his family which included his dogs.

He was preceded in death by parents John Milton Yount and Dorothy Furr Yount; brother, Joseph “Joe” Squires Yount.

John is survived by his wife, Jennifer St. Lawrence Yount of the home, daughter Andrea Riggan Yount and fiancé John Willamson of Summerfield, NC, sisters Trisha Kenner and husband Dick of Fernandina Beach, FL, Shawn Fortune and husband Zan of Greensboro  and brother Brett Wilson of Apex.

Online condolences may be offered at www.fairfuneralhome.com