Obituary of roderick anthony yost, jr.
Roderick Anthony Yost, Jr. born in Pensacola, Florida passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 59. Roderick was preceded in death by his father, Roderick Yost Sr.; mother, Sandra Henderson; grandparents, Charles and Lillian Pickett and Louis and Lila Yost. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Gena Yost; sons, Roderick (Adrienne) Yost III and Brandon Yost; brother, Louis Alan (Chrisy) Yost; sister, Annette (Bill Howard) Yost; granddaughter, Chloe Yost and grandson, Adam Gates. Roderick's occupation of many years was in the automotive electrical mechanic industry. Last job held was a certified brakes mechanic at Sears in Tallahassee, Fl. At this job he injured his neck and back and was not able to work any longer. In his earlier yeard he also served as a volunteer Fireman in both Pensacola and Tallahassee, FL. Roderick really loved his time spent as a Fireman. Roderick was a member of Victory Bible Baptist Church since 1983. VBBC is where he met Gena and they were married on March 15, 1985. Roderick and Gena served in the bus industry and had their own bus route. Roderick enjoyed many activities, he loved to camp, go boating, shoot pool, throw darts, listen to music and loved just hanging out with friends and family.Hel also loved to bowl and was on a bowlilng league at Circle Bowling Alley. He was on a team with his wife, mother and brother and their team name was "strike it rich". Roderick loved his family very much and if they needed his help he was always just a call away. He loved doing things with his wife and sone, such as going on many family vacations and walks around the lake feeding the ducks, etc. His 5 year old granddaughter, Chloe, was his life. He enjoyed taking her to the park where he would slide, swing and do whatever she wanterd him to do. They loved to pick on each other and play arond every day. If was always a treat with Chloe when they would stop by Circle K and grandpa would buy Chloe and he Nana Icees. Grandpa would always have to remember Chloe always wanted it in order with red, brown and blue. His family loves him and will miss him very much. A Public Visitation will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021, from 2:00 - 3:00 pm at Christian Family Funeral, 4020 North Davis Hwy., Pensacola, Florida 32503. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 1, 2021, at 3:00 PM at Christian Family Funeral, 4020 North Davis Hwy., Pensacola, Florida. Interment will follow the service at Clopton Cemetery.