June 12, 1932 - January 26, 2023
Louis S. Yoder, 90, of 40 Green Lane, Belleville, passed away at 11:55 p.m. on Jan. 26, 2023, at his home.
He was born June 12, 1932, a son of the late John D. Yoder, Jr., and Annie M. (Spicher) Yoder. On March 5, 1959, he married his wife of 63 years, Naomi (Yoder) Yoder, who survives at home.
Also surviving are: his children, Leora J. Yoder and husband, Michael, of Belleville, Fern Y. Brooks-Parsons, and husband, Freddie, of Stuarts Draft, VA, Vernon R. Yoder and wife, Nancy, of Belleville, Twila J. Beachy and husband, Clayton, of Perkins, OK; daughters-in-law, Lavina Yoder (Edwin) of Mifflinburg, and Twila Yoder (J.D.), of Belleville; 21 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Mattie St. John, of IN, and a brother-in-law, Ellis Ressler, of OH.
He was preceded in death by sons, Edwin Yoder, John Yoder, Philip Yoder, a son-in-law, John Brooks, and a sister, Sadie Ressler.
Louis was a farmer. He was involved with Blue Ridge International for Christ where he helped to drill water wells for the people of Haiti.
He also had five years of service with the Faith Mission home in Virginia.
He was a member of Valley View Amish Mennonite Church.
A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m., on Monday, Jan. 30, 2023, at Valley View Amish Mennonite Church with pastors Loren Yoder, Earl Peachey, and Matthew Peachey officiating. Interment will follow at Locust Grove Cemetery.
His family will receive friends on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., at the church.
Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home, Belleville, PA.
Online condolences may be offered at www.hendersonfuneralhomes.net.