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John Harvey Yoder

January 17, 1949 - May 13, 2022

WINTON, NC – John Harvey Yoder, age 73, of Church Drive, passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022 at his home.

Mr. Yoder was born on January 17, 1949, to the late R. Kenneth Yoder and Rowena Ester Stemen Yoder in Newport News, VA. John loved his family dearly and enjoyed the time he got to spend with them. He was a dedicated member of Holly Springs Baptist Church and was grateful for his church family. John was a volunteer firefighter and enjoyed riding motorcycles and talking on the CB radio. He was loved by his family and friends and will be deeply missed.

John is survived by his wife Barbara Mullen Yoder, a daughter, Angela Armstrong of Shelbyville, TN; a son, Thomas Lee Hawk of Winton; a brother, Glen Yoder and wife Marian of Williamsburg, VA; two granddaughters, Kaydyn Armstrong of Shelbyville, TN, and Kayla Marie Hawk of Christiana, TN; two grandsons, Brody Armstrong of Shelbyville, TN, and Austin Lee Hawk of Christiana, TN.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, May 19, 2022, from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, Ahoskie, NC, and other times at the home.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Friday, May 20, 2022, at 11:00 am at the Holly Springs Baptist Church, Cofield, NC, with Rev. Paul Ange officiating. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to help with final expenses by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Yoder family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie

205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Service Information

Date: Friday, May 20, 2022

Time: 11:00 am


Holly Springs Baptist Church

703 River Road
Cofield, NC 27922

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