Fred Edward Yancey, Jr.
Aug. 23, 1945 to July 28, 2022
Fred Edward Yancey, Jr., 76, of Morganton, NC, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022.
Born in Burke County, NC on August 23, 1945, he was the son of the late Fred Edward Yancey, Sr. and Verna Towery Yancey. Fred was a US Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War and owned and operated Yancey Tax Service and Insurance.
Mr. Yancey is survived by his wife, Harriet Buchanan Yancey; children, Earl Edward Yancey, Aundrea Yancey Shell (Randy), and Robert Andrew Yancey; step-children, David Pearson (Christine) and James Brian Pearson (Donna); twelve grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Edwina Deal (Frankie); and brother, Dean Yancey (Nancy).
In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children, Mary Roberta Yancey; and a brother, Samuel Yancey.
The family will receive friends from 12 to 1 p.m., Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Sossoman Funeral Home. The graveside service will follow at 1:30 p.m. in Burke Memorial Park with Rev. Greg Shell officiating.
Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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