Robert Vernon Yonce, 83, of Statesville, N.C., went to be with the Lord on January 1, 2023. He was born on December 22, 1939, to Vernon William and Margaret Timmerman Yonce in Aiken, S.C.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Gerri Yonce and Katherine Ann Yonce.

Robert is survived by his wife of 62 years, Marsha Ann Butler Yonce; son, Gary Yonce; grandchildren, Matthew (Amanda) Yonce, and Jennifer Yonce; great grandchildren, Summer Wood, Cayden Yonce, Weston Yonce, and Penelope Wilson; and sister, Phyllis (Mike) Hallman.

Robert retired from G.L. Wilson, attended Western Avenue Baptist Church, and absolutely loved to sleep.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2023, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. A funeral service and burial will be held in South Carolina at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert’s name may be made to any charity of your choice.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com for the Yonce family.

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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