Vince Yockel, 77, of Greenwood, SC died at home on August 8,2013 of an extended illness. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey to Vincent Francis Yockel and Nora Irene Foley on October 16, 1935. He lived the most of his life in South Carolina.
Vince is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Smith Yockel , 5 children, Michelle, Suzanne, Michael, Felicia, and Chris, 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Having played basketball for Clemson University and being inducted into the Clemson Hall of Fame, Vince was a life-long passionate Tiger fan.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel,
1425 Montague Avenue Ext. in Greenwood with Rev. Father Jim Crowley officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 West Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
For online condolences visit www.blythfuneralhome.com
Blyth Funeral Home & Cremation Services is assisting the Yockel family.