Billy Yankey

Published 8:25 am Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Billy Yankey


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Billy Yankey, age 88, of Mackville, passed away Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at Baptist Health in Lexington.

A native of Washington County, he was born on January 29, 1930, to the late James D. and Myrtle D. Edwards Yankey. He was a member of the Mackville Baptist Church and a graduate of Mackville High School. He was a retired employee of Jackson Chair, and a former employee of Boyle County Stockyards and Burley Tobacco Warehouse of Danville.

Preceding him in death was a daughter, Tamara Kay May on December 12, 2004.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Alsman Yankey; two sons, Mike Yankey (Phyllis) of Mackville and Tommy Yankey (Cheryle) of Lawrenceburg; a step-daughter, Debbie Pingleton (Larry) of Crab Orchard; a step-son, Robbie Noel, Jr. of Munfordville; three grandchildren; two great grandchildren; three step grandchildren; three step-great grandchildren; and a brother, Tom Yankey (Betty Lou) of Campbellsville.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home in Springfield. Burial will be in the Peter Cemetery at Mackville.

Visitation will be after noon Thursday.

Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.