David LeRoy Yeager

SILVER LAKE – David LeRoy Yeager, 84, died February 9, 2020, surrounded by family.

Dave was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls and contributed his talents to the community throughout his life. His service to the church included being a Stephen Minister and Chair of the Administrative Board. He was on various advisory boards at Akron General Hospital and on Hiram College’s Board of Visitors. Until his death, he was Advisor to the Board of Trustees of Silver Lake Estates. Dave volunteered with the American Cancer Society for nearly fifty years. He served as member and president of the boards of Summit County and the Ohio Division. He was a delegate to the National Assembly. Dave was instrumental in bringing successful fund-raising and public awareness events to the Akron area: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Relay for Life, and the Cattle Baron’s Ball. In 2008, he received the St. George Award for his service.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margaret (Peg); children, David (Lisa), Karen (Richard) Yeager-Stiver, and Ellen; granddaughter, Alissa; great grandchildren, Marley and Miles Nasca; brother, LeRoy (Mary Sue) and sister, Joyce (Richard) Adair.

A funeral service was held at First United Methodist Church and calling hours were held at Redmon Funeral Home. A more complete detailed obituary may be seen at