YOCUM, David J.

YOCUM, David J., 42 of Powhatan Point, OH, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, WV.

He was born October 16, 1971 in Bellaire, OH, a son of Joel D. Yocum and Lucinda Worley Dierkes.

David was an employee of the Northwood Health Sytems in Moundsville, WV, and a Nazarene by faith. He served as a softball and volleyball coach. David was also an avid Steelers, Ohio State Buckeyes and Wheeling Nailers fan.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John Worley and his paternal grand parents, Robert and Eulala Yocum.

Surviving are his parents, Lucinda Dierkes of Powhatan Point, OH and Joel D. (Ruth) Yocum of Cutler, OH; brothers, Daniel Yocum of Powhatan Point, OH, Michael Manuel of Coco, FL, Cody Dierkes of Powhatan Point, OH, Dustin Yocum of Parkersburg, WV and Dalton Yocum of Cutler, OH, one sister, Jaime Manuel of Cutler, OH; maternal grandmother, Shirley Worley of Moundsville, WV; stepfather, Mark Dierkes of Powhatan Point, OH and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauk-necht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, 186 Main Street, Powhatan Point, OH on Thursday from 2-8 p.m. where services will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. with Rev. Phil Yocum officiating.

Interment in the Powhatan Cemetery in Powhatan Point, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made to the David J. Yocum Memorial Fund c/o Lucinda Dierkes, 54640 Little Captina Road, Powhatan Point, OH 43942.

Share your thoughts and memories with David’s family at www.altmeyer. com.