February 11, 2021, 84, Goldsboro –
Clair “Jerry” Yetka Jr., age 84, passed away Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Clair and Eleanor Elizabeth Schiffhauer Yetka. Clair was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Goldsboro and served honorably in the US Army. After leaving the army, he attended college earning a Bachelors Degree in engineering and went to work for GE in Goldsboro as an electrical engineer. He enjoyed golf and fishing but his passion was travel. He traveled extensively, around the world, with his wife Denise. He loved his family dearly and only wanted the best for them even to the end of his life.
No formal services are scheduled at this time. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Mr. Yetka is survived by his wife Denise and his children, Cindy Skidmore of Dallas, Texas, Chad Yetka and wife Marla of Denver CO, Chris and wife Debbie of Salt Lake City, UT, and Donna Edmonds and husband Bryan of Chocowinity, NC. He leaves behind six grandchildren, Ashley, Brooke, Logan, Megan, Connor and Emily. He is also survived by a sister, Jean Morrow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Ct, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
,Shumate -Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Yetka family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com