Edwin A. Yoder, “Ed”, aged 97, of Audubon, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday May 8, 2023.
He was a loving and caring father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. He loved to be around his family especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ed had a strong belief in his faith and was a member of the Haddon Heights Baptist Church. He served proudly as a paratrooper in the United States Army during World War II, in the Philippines and Japan (Hiroshima). After the War he earned his Bachelor degree in Engineering from John Brown University, and served as a Christian Missionary in Guatemala for 12 years. He taught Math at Haddon Heights Christian School (formally Baptist High school) for over twenty years. Throughout his life he served the Lord with all his heart.
He was the beloved husband to the late June Yoder (nee Smith); loving father of W. Allen Yoder (Kimberly) and Rebecca A. Colby (Robert); caring Grandfather to Renee Skibuski, Peter Yoder (Faith), Regina Bell (Brandon), Jonathan Yoder, Nicholas Yoder, Danielle Weir (Nate), Debrah Yoder, Stephanie Maines (Aaron), Robert Colby (Catherine), and Kathryn Krube (Dave); and cherished Great Grandfather to twenty-one Great Grandchildren. Ed is also survived by his sister, Sally Miller. He is predeceased by his son, Tim, and his daughter, Ruthie. He will be deeply missed by family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Graveside Ceremony on Monday, May 15, 2023 at 11:30 AM at Locustwood Memorial Park, 1500 Marlton Pike, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Ed Yoder’s name to Haddon Heights Christian School, 300 Station Avenue, Haddon Heights, NJ 08035, https://hhbcnj.org/give. Funeral arrangements under the direction of DuBois Funeral Home, 700 South White Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ 08106. Condolences and memories may be shared at DuboisFuneralHome.