Funeral services will be Monday, April 28, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Smith Cemetery in Carbon Hill. Frankie Keene will officiate. Visitation will be today from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was such an awesome man. He loved life and followed all his medical advice to stay here as long as possible. He was a faithful and true Dallas Cowboys fan and also a War Eagle kind of guy. His family was at the top of his loves and the Lord.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Laura Ashley Rose Yocum; parents, Travic C. Yocum Sr. and Valora Anna Abel Yocum; brother, Alan Yocum; and sister, Sherry Yocum Panter.
He is survived by his daughter, Emily Yocum; brother, Gary Yocum (Cindy); sister, Debra Youcum Thomas (Nooney); a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins; special great nieces Breanna Thomas and Ansley Laye; and great nephew Kade Sherer.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571