Obituary: Norman E. Yingling


Norman E. Yingling (December 2, 1933 – November 16, 2020)

Norman E. Yingling, 86, of Gettysburg, passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 at Laurel Lake Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, Chambersburg.  He was the loving husband of Johneta (Murray) Yingling who died April 16, 2018.

He was born December 2, 1933 in Gettysburg, the son of the late Norman V. and Marie E. (Martin) Yingling.

Norm served in the Navy during the Korean War on board the USS H.W. Gilmore, the USS Glynn and the USS Chilton.  In 1958 he graduated from the Philadelphia Institute of Barbering and was retired from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.  He was a life member of the American Legion Post 202, Gettysburg, where he enjoyed singing on karaoke night.  As a young man, he was an amateur boxer and throughout his life enjoyed following sports of all kinds, especially the Philadelphia Eagles and Notre Dame football and basketball; however, his greatest joy was following his beloved Los Angeles Dodgers, having been a fan since their time in Brooklyn.

He is survived by his sons, Greg and wife Sherry, Gettysburg, Steve, Corpus Christi, TX, Todd and wife Angie, Orrtanna, Joe and wife Dawn, Hanover and Mike and wife Megan, New Oxford; brother Jim and wife Rose, Gettysburg; grandchildren, Heather, Jeff, Brice, Alex, Andrew, Joey, Veronica, Makenzie and Madison; step-grandchildren, Eric, Andrew, Douglas, Jordan and Jesse; great grandchildren, Trevor, Damian, Zoey and Kedron; step-son Todd Stouch and wife Kristyn, Spring Grove; step-daughters-in-law, Wendy Rudisill and Laurie Stouch both of Gettysburg and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his son, Jeffrey; sisters, Joan Cool, Lillian Black and Mary Bowling; brothers-in-law, Dale Bowling and Russell Cool and step-sons, David and Ryan Stouch.

A funeral service will be held Friday, November 20, 2020 at 11 AM at the Peters Funeral Home, 321 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg with Rev. Ed Brower officiating.  The family will receive friends and share memories on Thursday from 6 to 8 PM and again on Friday from 10 AM until the start of the service at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens, Gettysburg.

Due to Covid-19 guidelines and in compliance with health and public safety directives, those attending the services will be required to wear a face covering and follow social distancing protocols.

Contributions in memory of Norman E. Yingling may be made to the Adams Rescue Mission, 2515 York Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

To share memories of Norm please click on “Guestbook” to the left.  A video tribute will be posted later.

This obituary was originally published here.