Danny J. Yoakam, age 56 of Lima, passed at 9:38 a.m., Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at Mercy Health. He was born August 6, 1965 in Lima, Ohio to David O. Yoakam of Lima and Dorothy M. Ambrose Yoakam of Lima.
Danny retired after 27 years with the Village of Cridersville as superintendent. He loved football and his preferred team was the Las Vegas Raiders. His greatest joy was his family and his favorite hobby was go-kart racing. Danny started racing at a young age and made may friends around the country. He will be remembered for his smile, friendly nature, and always willing to help.
Also surviving is a brother – Dennis Yoakam of Lima; a sister – Darlene Ward of Lima; a sister-in-law – Mary Yoakam of Lima; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, and several cousins in Kentucky and Tennessee.
He was preceded in death by a brother – Donald Yoakam who passed December 24, 2020 and a brother-in-law – James ‘Jim’ Ward who passed April 29, 2011.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.