Vernon “Yogi” Caudill

Published 8:55 am Monday, June 12, 2017

Vernon “Yogi” Caudill


Vernon “Yogi” Caudill, 81, of Hustonville, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at his home. He was the widower of Nell Annette Flannery Caudill. Vernon was born November 7, 1935, in Letcher County, Kentucky. He was the son of the late John D. and Virgie Eldridge Caudill. He was a member of the Crab Orchard Old Regular Baptist Church. He was a retired Hod Carrier. He was a member of the Hod Carriers and Labor Union # 274 for 50 years.

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Survivors Include: Four children, Margaret Ann Hiser, Homer Lee Caudill and fiancé Alice Sullivan,

Jeanne Sue and husband, Robert Mings, and Joseph and wife, Michelle Caudill; 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren; one sister, Marie Holder; one brother, Ernest and wife, Janet Caudill.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by one grandson, Michael Lee Caudill; 7 brothers and sisters; 2 sons-in-law, Jimmy Busse and James Hiser.

Funeral Date & Time: 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Place of Services: McKnight Funeral Home Chapel.

Ministers: Bro. Bob Whitaker and Bro. Randy Combs

Place of Burial: Friendship Church Cemetery 

Visitation was 5-8 p.m. on Friday, June 9, 2017, at McKnight Funeral Home

Pallbearers include: Vernon Hart, Caleb Hise, Jonathan and James Busse, George Caudill, Don Crosby, Alan and Jamie Turner.