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John Yee

July 9, 1932 ~ January 13, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

John “Gong Gong” Yee, 87, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2020.  He was the son of Yee Fook and Ong Shee, born July 9, 1932 in Akron.  John was a US Army Korean War Veteran, graduate of East High and University of Akron, and retired from Michelin Tire and Akron Beacon Journal.  Preceded in death by brothers Henry (Lily), Don (Peggy) and Bill; sisters, Tushing (Tom) Fong, Tusmee (Edgar) Wong and Tuskee (Ben) Dong.  He is survived by wife of 36 years, Karen (nee Wible); children Laura (Ron) Baughman, Susan Yee (Pam Mitchell), Sharon Yee (Ken Torisky) Gerry (Kim Blair) Wuchter, Julie (Brett) Reynolds; grandchildren, Nick (Ashley), Alex, Tyler, Connor Baughman; Jamie and Adam Benjamin; Jon, Max, and Grady Wuchter; Ben and Josh Reynolds; great grandchildren, Adam, Addison, Ethan, and Evelyn Baughman; brother Dupon (Mary) Yee; sister-in-law, Helena Yee and mother-in-law Winifred Wible.  Private services have taken place. Arrangements by Cox-McNulty Funeral Home.

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