Rudolph (Fred) Yost - 12/20/2017

Rudolph (Fred) Yost-12/20/2017

BOONVILLE - Rudolph (Fred) Yost, 68, of Dutch Hill Road, Town of Leyden, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family and under the care of Lewis County Hospice. He was born on July 2, 1949 at the family home in the Town of Leyden and attended West Leyden Schools. Fred operated the family farm for many years, and also cut and sold firewood. He enjoyed playing board games, his cattle, and his family. Surviving are his companion of 38 years, Georgiann Platt; a sister and brother-in-law, Adeline and Mike Youngs, Boonville; his children, Rhonda Baslow, Port Leyden, Jane Dragan, Hawkinsville, James Dragan, Talcottville, Robin Dragan, Boonville, Dawn Williams, Port Leyden, and Steve Dragan, Boonville; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also surviving are nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by sisters, Ruby Stinebrickner, Millie Mosher, Elizabeth Yost, and Annie Sturtevant; a brother, Arthur Yost; and grandsons, Robert and Keith Dragan. In keeping with Fredís wishes, there will be no services. Arrangements are entrusted to the Mills Funeral Home, Boonville. For an online message of sympathy, please go to