MEADOWVIEW, Va. — The Reverend Roger Lane Yuhasz, 63, of Meadowview, Va., passed away in his home on Friday, December 3, 2010.
Born on December 31, 1946, Mr. Yuhasz grew up in Gary, W.Va., the son of Zola
Mae Johnson Yuhasz and John L. Yuhasz (deceased). He was the oldest of five
boys, brothers Edward, Robert, Jackie (deceased) and William. After attending
Emmanuel College and Marshall College, Roger moved to Meadowview to start a
thirty year career at the Washington County Department of Social Services and
to become pastor of Meadowview Pentecostal Holiness Church. There, at the
bottom of the hill, he met and married Norma Jean Humphreys. They were married
September 13, 1969 and had two children, George Louis Yuhasz of Atlanta, Ga.
and Sarah Elizabeth Yuhasz of Abingdon, Va. Roger was preceded in death by his
wife, Jean on October 7, 2003.
Mr. Yuhasz remained an active member of his church after retiring from the
ministry. He taught the adult Sunday School class for many years and was a
leader in the church. Mr. Yuhasz was very active in youth sports during the
80's and 90's serving as a coach and umpire in local basketball, football and
his first love baseball around the Glade Spring area organizations. He was
also active in the community with the Ruritan Club, serving in various
positions and participating in many service projects. He was part of the
maintenance committee of the Meadowview First Organization.
Mr. Yuhasz is survived by his children, George and Sarah; his only
granddaughter, Marilyn Jean Yuhasz age 6; his mother, Zola Mae of Dublin, Va.;
his brothers, Eddie and Bob of Dublin, Va. and Bill in Mooresville, N.C. He is
also survived and will be cherished by the many brothers and sisters-in-law,
cousins, nephews, nieces, friends and former co-workers whose lives he has
been a part of.
Funeral services for Mr. Yuhasz will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday,
December 7, 2010 in the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service with
Pastor Tommy Wilson and Pastor Dickie Wilson officiating. Interment will
follow in Old Glade Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Glade Spring. Pallbearers
will be Steve Parsons, Greg Humphreys, John Humphreys, Philip Humphreys, Kyle
Cullop, Rick Humphreys, David White, Matthew White and Dickie Wilson. Honorary
pallbearers are Robert Yuhasz, Eddie Yuhasz, William Yuhasz and members of the
Meadowview Ruritan Club.
The family will be receiving friends Monday, December 6, 2010 at Farris
Funeral Service from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation payable to the Building Fund at
Harvest Fellowship Church, P.O. Box 385, Meadowview, VA 24361.
Expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com
and signing the online guestbook.
The family of the Reverend Roger Lane Yuhasz is under the care of Farris
Funeral Service, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.