BELLEVILLE - Samuel R. Yoder, 65, of 92 Raspberry Lane, Belleville, died at 7:10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at his residence.
Born May 28, 1947, in Belleville, he was the son of the late Rudy H. and Lizzie (Speicher) Yoder.
He is survived by: his wife, Barbara H. (Yoder) Yoder; his children, David R. Yoder and wife, Mattie, of Belleville, Thomas S. Yoder and wife, Emma, of Belleville, Joel J. Yoder, of Belleville, and Elizabeth B. Speicher and husband, Noah C., of Milroy; and 17 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, John M. Yoder, in 2010.
Early in life, he was a farmer and was then a carpenter and owner/operator of Raspberry Construction.
He was a member of the Old Order Amish.
His funeral service will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, at his residence, and interment will be in Green Lane Amish Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Heller-Hoenstine Burnham Funeral Home.