Joseph Harvey Yielding, 74, of Alexander, passed away Nov. 25, 2011. He was born Jan. 22, 1937, in California. He was a decorated veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a dedicated employee of American Airlines for 30 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Walker and Ruth Gates Yielding; and two brothers, Cecil and Robert Yielding.
He is survived by his sons, Joe Yielding and Shelby Yielding of Alexander; a sister, Ethel Bodary of Michigan; and a brother, Kenneth Yielding of Michigan.
A graveside service with military honors will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery, 3500 West Lawson Road, Alexander, 72002.
Arrangements are by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Court, Little Rock, (501)224-2200.
Online guestbook: www.littlerockfuneralhome.com.