Jeffrey E. Yahnig


Jeffrey E. Yahnig, age 57, of Somerset, KY, passed away June 20th 2019, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center following a brief illness.
He was born in Somerset, KY on February 18th 1962, the son of Frederick Eldon and Jane Godby Yahnig, both of whom preceded him in death.
Jeff is survived by his wife, Tonya Chapman Yahnig, whom he married on October 6th 2001. Daughters, Keaghlan Cook and her husband Chad, of Tompkinsville, KY and Kayla Lunsford-Ramirez and her husband Jake, of Somerset, KY. Grandchildren: Hunter and Carter Cook; Mother-in-law Myrna Chapman.
Other survivors include sisters: Jil Elaine (Kenny) Swearingen, Joy Ella (Arvil) Flynn, Joni Emily (Stephen) Wardlow, Julie Elise (Ted) Adkins and Jody Enger (Donnie) Shadoan.
Nieces and nephews: Jan Mikkel Jasper, Jared Swearingen, Mikki (Frank) Jones, Kristen (Kris) Gibson, Aarika (John) Neal, Jesika Wilburn, Jon Douglas (Melanie) Wilburn, Brianna (Taylor) Morgan, Dustin Adkins, Jeffrey Isaacs, Kiki (Randy) Brinson, Brandy (Josh) Hatfield, Ann Shadoan, Andy Shadoan, Sara Shadoan, Isaiah (Haley) Jasper and Jordan Chapman.
He is also survived by an uncle, Jimmy (Faye) Godby of Independence, KY.
In addition to his parents, Jeff was preceded in death by a sister, Jan Elizabeth Yahnig.
Visitation will be held in the Chapel of Somerset Undertaking Company on Wednesday, June 26th from 3pm to 5pm with services to follow at 5pm in the Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Mikkle Hampton officiating. Interment will be in the Bradley's Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be: Jordan Chapman, Benny Cooper, Greg Cravens, Donald McQueen, Wendell Phelps and Kevin Russell.
Somerset Undertaking Company and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Lois Mounce
Jun 27, 2019
So sorry for your loss.
Jeff was a great person. He will be missed.
Prayers for Keaglan and all of the family.
Jo and Burnis
Jun 25, 2019
So sorry for you loss. God bless u all. Many prayers šŸ™šŸ»ā¤ļø
Tina Meece
Jun 25, 2019
So sorry ,for your loss .I always liked Jeff.
Jennifer Massey chestnut
Jun 25, 2019
So sorry for the loss of Jeff ,comfort and prayers art this time!
James H Alexander
Jun 25, 2019
I was a classmate of Jan. Sorry for your loss.
Regina Bobbitt Alexander
Jun 25, 2019
Thoughts & prayers. I was saddened hearing this news. We grew up together. He was quite a character. I remember all the family. well. If we can help in any way. We are here for you all. Prayers for comfort.
Jamie Silmon
Jun 25, 2019
Sorry for your loss Jeff was a good guy
Debbie. DeBorde
Jun 24, 2019
Sorry to hear this. Sending prayers.
Mark and micelle price
Jun 24, 2019
You was a good friend and will be missed dearly.
James Paul Miller
Jun 24, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about this. It has been many years since I have seen Jeff but thought of him often
Lisa Phelps
Jun 24, 2019
Iā€™m so sorry for your loss Keaghlan and Jill. Prayers for your family during this time.
Roger Jones
Jun 24, 2019
Prayers for all