Pete Yancey

Murray “Pete” Walter Yancey, 78, of Union Grove died Friday, July 16, 2021.

Mr. Yancey was born Aug. 8, 1942, the fourth of six children of James Walter Yancey and Mary Leaton Yancey. He was married to the former Evelyn Leigeber for 52 years.

He was employed by Eaton Corporation in Arab as an engineer and supervisor from 1970 until his retirement in 1998.

He was a husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend.

He is survived by his wife: Evelyn Yancey; daughter and son-in-law: Lisa and Jeffrey Davis; grandsons and in-laws: Brent and Molly Davis and Brandon and Kaylie Davis; great-grandsons: Carter Davis, Mason Davis, Avery Davis and Owen Davis (Juan); sister and brother-in-law: Janice and James Barcliff; and a host of nieces and nephews and in-laws:

He was preceded in death by brothers: Gilbert Reed Yancey, Donald Ralph Yancey, Perry Montgomery Yancey; and sister: Sherry Jane Light.

 A celebration of life will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021, at Rescue Methodist Church, Union Grove.

 Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org/donate.

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