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4/24/2019 6:55:00 PM
Robert Carroll Yount
June 27, 1930 - April 23, 2019

NEWTON, N.C. – Robert Carroll Yount, age 88, of Newton passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.

Robert was born June 27, 1930 in Catawba County to the late Ross June and Nellie York Yount. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers Harvey, Charles and Glenn Yount.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years Ruth Smith Yount of the home; daughter Cheryl Thomas and husband Wesley of Monroe; son Stephen Yount and wife Gladys of Burke County; two granddaughters Courtney Dickerson and husband Charlie of Newton and Lauren Cook of Monroe; great-granddaughter Cheyanne Hope Coffey; and great-grandson Jackson Robert Henry Coffey.

The funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 5 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Conover with Rev. Brian Correll officiating.

The family will receive friends Thursday from 4 p.m. until 4:45 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to: Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1405 Emmanuel Church Rd., Conover, NC 28613.

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Burke Mortuary and Crematory of Newton, N.C. is serving the Yount family.

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